WPCNR DAILY COVID REPORT. By John F. Bailey. UPDATED 12 NOON EDT May 23, 2022:
Westchester County residents volunteer testing at the average of 5,211 Lab Tests a day last week tested positive 10% of the tests with 376 infections of 4,928 tested Saturday.
The total new positives last week was 3,550, down 322 from the May 8 to 14 total of 3,872.
It was the first decline in County weekly infections after 7 weeks of rise.
The positives are growing in virtually every part of Westchester. Here’s a look:
Here is the story behind the map showing the latest number of active cases in Westchester Communities
CITIES: ACTIVE CASES 5-21 NEW CASES DAILY
YONKERS 1,268 104
NEW ROCHELLE 558 50
WHITE PLAINS 468 40
MOUNT VERNON 391 38
PEEKSKILL 173 10
PORT CHESTER 147 13
TOWNS/ VILLAGES ACTIVE DAILY NEW CASES
YORKTOWN 462 33
NEW & NO. CASTLES 424 37
MAM’NECKS-LARCH 341 34
MOUNT PLEASANT 309 21
RYE BROOK, RYE CITY 294 30
CORTLANDT 264 16
THE TARRYTOWNS 256 13
SCARSDALE 242 31
THE OSSININGS 217 20
EASTCHESTER 176 16
BEDFORD 170 21
The 6 cities average 525 Active Cases, a total of 3,005 active cases, 1,268 in Yonkers alone. The cities average 42 new persons testing positive daily the last two weeks
The towns listed above are the leading source of new active cases the last two weeks with 3,155 Active cases, compared to 3,005 for the cities.
The 11 towns suffering the most new active cases, 3,155, have more infections than all 6 of the cities in new covid cases over two weeks even with far less populations.
Total for the six cities is almost even with the towns, 3,005 to the the town total of 3,155 .
The above 16 towns spreading the diseases faster every day than all 6 Westchester cities, yet their daily infection rates were less.
The six cities spread the disease at the rate of 255 a Day the last two weeks, an average of 42 new daily cases a day.
The 16 towns spread the disease daily at 24 new daily cases for each town. (Less than cities spread daily)
The towns nevertheless are spreading the disease faster than the cities throughout the county.