Every Putnam County town now has more than 100 cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), as the county approaches 1,200 total cases.
As of Tuesday, May 5, there have now been 1,196 (33 new) cases of COVID-19 reported in the county, which have resulted in 46 deaths, according to the New York State Department of Health.
There are currently 13 COVID-19 patients at Putnam Hospital, with four being discharged after being cleared of the virus in the past 24 hours.
Each Putnam County town had multiple newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, the Department of Health announced. Of the confirmed cases, 53 percent were men, and 47 percent were women.
A town-by-town breakdown of COVID-19 in Putnam County:
- Carmel: 385 (8 new);
- Southeast: 231 (10);
- Kent: 220 (4);
- Putnam Valley: 148 (2);
- Patterson: 108 (7);
- Philipstown: 104 (2).
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