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COVID-19: New Cases Continue To Rise In Westchester; Breakdown By Municipality

The latest breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Westchester.
The latest breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Westchester. Photo Credit: Westchester County

Westchester continues to see a larger number of new COVID-19 cases than it had during the summer, though the infection rate is trending in the right direction.

After seeing new COVID-19 cases topping 200 in recent days, Westchester reported 116 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, Oct. 28, according to the state Department of Health.

Though there have been new infections reported, the positive infection rate in Westchester has only hit 2 percent twice in the past week:

  • Friday, Oct. 23: 7,199 tests administered, resulting in 151 (2.1 percent) positive cases.
  • Saturday, Oct. 24: 5,455 tests administered, resulting in 90 (1.6 percent) positive cases.
  • Sunday, Oct. 25: 4,502 tests administered, resulting in 71 (1.6 percent) positive cases.
  • Monday, Oct. 26: 5,260 tests administered, resulting in 120 (2.1 percent) positive cases;
  • Tuesday, Oct. 27: 6,312 tests administered, resulting in 116 (1.8 percent) positive cases.

In the past week, the average rolling infection rate in those tested for COVID-19 in Westchester has risen from 1.5 percent to 1.7 percent. In the past 14 days, the infection rate went from 1.4 percent, peaked at 1.6 percent before dropping back to 1.5 percent on Oct. 27.

Since the virus was first reported in Westchester seven months ago, there have now been 40,438 confirmed COVID cases in Westchester out of 831,737 tested, according to the state's Department of Health.

The overall percentage of positive results for those tested in Westchester is down from 5 percent to 4.9 percent.

There have been 1,472 COVID-19-related deaths in Westchester since March.

A breakdown of the total, active, and new COVID-19 cases in Westchester municipalities on Oct. 28, according to the county Department of Health:

  • Yonkers: 8,371 (256, 20 new);
  • New Rochelle: 3,659 (149, 10 new);
  • Mount Vernon: 3,035 (87, 8 new);
  • White Plains: 2,087 (65, 9 new);
  • Port Chester: 1,463 (76, 5 new);
  • Greenburgh: 1,370 (40. 2 new);
  • Ossining Village: 1,186 (21, 3 new);
  • Peekskill: 1,136 (39, 2 new);
  • Cortlandt: 1,052 (25);
  • Yorktown: 897 (35, 2 new);
  • Mount Pleasant: 694 (18, 1 new);
  • Mamaroneck Village: 560 (42, 2 new);
  • Eastchester: 499 (13);
  • Sleepy Hollow: 514 (17, 1 new);
  • Harrison: 518 (25, 3 new);
  • Somers: 487 (14, 1 new);
  • Scarsdale: 408 (7);
  • Dobbs Ferry: 366 (7, 1 new);
  • Tarrytown: 350 (13, 1 new);
  • Mount Kisco: 334 (14, 3 new);
  • Bedford: 337 (23, 1 new);
  • New Castle: 272 (13);
  • Rye City: 276 (24);
  • North Castle: 252 (5);
  • Elmsford: 224 (3, 1 new)
  • Croton-on-Hudson: 224 (5, 1 new);
  • Rye Brook: 227 (7, 1 new);
  • Mamaroneck Town: 209 (15, 4 new);
  • Pelham: 192 (6, 2 new);
  • North Salem: 189 (4);
  • Ossining Town: 176 (1);
  • Pleasantville: 173 (7);
  • Tuckahoe: 153 (1);
  • Hastings-on-Hudson: 156 (1);
  • Lewisboro: 150 (7,);
  • Pelham Manor: 140 (7);
  • Briarcliff Manor: 138 (5);
  • Ardsley: 119 (4, 1 new);
  • Irvington: 107 (6);
  • Bronxville: 99 (1, 1 new);
  • Larchmont: 95, (5);
  • Buchanan: 52 (3, 1 new);
  • Pound Ridge: 45 (4).

In the past 24 hours, there were 129,660 COVID-19 tests administered in New York, resulting in 2,031 (1.56 percent) positive cases. There are currently 1,085 patients hospitalized with the virus, and 15 new fatalities were reported.

Since the pandemic began, New York has administered 13,945,858 COVID-19 tests, with 498,646 testing positive. A total of 25,758 New Yorkers have died since mid-March.

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