Putnam County officials released their update on Covid-19 in Putnam County. All information provided is from 08/21/2020 through the close of business on 09/04/2020 unless otherwise noted.
There are now a total of 1,707 laboratory confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Putnam County and 23 of those cases are actively being monitored (but not yet released) by the Putnam County Health Department as of 9/04/2020. On May 25th there were 45 cases actively being monitored. There currently is 2 case in Putnam County Hospital.
The Health Department reports that 1,684 cases are classified Released or "No Longer Isolated/Quarantined". "Released" cases includes cases that tested positive, were quarantined and monitored as well as possible cases that may have been exposed by a close contact with a positive case. No official government agency is actively tracking recovered cases at this time.
The county did not release a break down by age group, however the last reported numbers from early August are, residents between the ages 0-9 have accounted for 31 cases, the 10-19 age bracket has 71. The 20-29 year olds have 190 and 30 to 39 account for 274 cases. The 40-49 age group account for 292. 50-59 account for 328, 60-69 account for 213 while those 70-79 have 115. Residents over 80 account for 112 cases. The total of those tested in Putnam County since March 1st is now 38,118.
The New York State Department of Health is reporting 63 deaths due to Covid-19 in Putnam County as of 4pm August 14, 2020. NY State has not reported any new deaths in Putnam County in over 7 weeks.
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Total of Laboratory confirmed cases, by Town.
Carmel 557 (+16)
Kent 270 (+/-0)
Patterson 170 (+/-0)
Phillipstown 132 (+3)
Putnam Valley 196 (+5)
Southeast 382 (+13)
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