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Putnam County Covid-19 Update For Week Ending 09/11/2020

Putnam County officials released their weekly update on Covid-19 in Putnam County. All information provided is from 09/03/2020 through the close of business on 09/11/2020 unless otherwise noted.

There are now a total of 1737 laboratory confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Putnam County and 17 of those cases are actively being monitored (but not yet released) by the Putnam County Health Department as of 09/11/2020. On May 25th there were 45 cases actively being monitored. There is currently 1 case in Putnam County Hospital. 

The Health Department reports that 1720 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 breakdown by age group and hasnt for several weeks. The total of those tested in Putnam County since March 1st is now 40,457, which is approximately 41% of the total county population just over 97,700.

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 since that time.

Click here to be taken to the Putnam County Website Covid Tracker to get larger views of the accompanying graph(s). 

Total of Laboratory confirmed cases, by Town.

Carmel 572

Kent 276

Patterson 173

Phillipstown 132

Putnam Valley 197

Southeast 388


CALL 211 INFORMATION AND QUESTIONS (in Putnam County)

CALL 911 FOR LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCIES ONLY

888-364-3065 NY STATE DOH COVID-19 HOTLINE

845-808-1390 PUTNAM DEPT OF HEALTH

888-667-92622 PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER HOTLINE

or CONTACT YOUR PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER

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