SURBURBS COVID INFECTIONS GROWING. WESTCHESTER, ORANGE, DUTCHESS, PUTNAM, ROCKLAND, SULLIVAN, NASSAU-SUFFOLK REPORT MORE CASES THAN NYC 2ND TIME IN WEEK: COUNTIES NOV 10: 1,381. NYC-1,244 (ALL 5 BOROUGHS)

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WPCNR CORONAVIRUS BULLETIN. By John F. Bailey November 12, 2021.

The 9 suburban counties surrounding New York City including all 5 boroughs reported more new covid infections than New York City with —

164 new cases in Orange County, 140 in Westchester (highest in 7 days for Westchester), 77 in Dutchess, 75 in Ulster County, 35 in Sullivan County and 17 in Putnam

Nassau and Suffolk new Covid positives are the most serious outbreak counties: 476 new covid cases Wednesday in Suffolk County a positive infection rate of 3.5%, (1.1 considered stable), and Nassau County with 329, a positive infection rate of 2.5%

No explanation yet from the state on the possible causes of this outbreak. This is the second time in one week the 9 counties have recorded more new covid cases than all five New York City boroughs, Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn Queens and Staten Island. Last Thursday the suburban counties had more cases than NYC.

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