WESTCHESTER POSITIVES DECLINE 322 (8%) IN LAST WEEK TESTING –FIRST CONTAINMENT IN 8 WEEKS. 3,350 TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID MAY 15-21. AVERAGE RATE OF THOSE TESTING POSITIVE: 10% DAILY. WESTCHESTER TOWNS SPREAD THE DISEASE MORE THAN THE CITIES OVER LAST 2 WEEKS.

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WPCNR COVID LOG BOOK MONTH OF MAY

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 testsĀ  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.

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