Putnam County officials released their weekly update on Covid-19 in Putnam County yesterday. All data provided is from 01/01/2021 through 01/07/2021, unless otherwise noted.
There are now a total of 5,658 laboratory confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Putnam County, an increase of 613 cases from the previous week's statistics. 455 of the total cases are actively being monitored (but not yet released as of 01/07/2021) by the Putnam County Health Department. There are currently 26 (+2) cases in Putnam County Hospital.
The Health Department reports that 5,203 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 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.
The total of those tested in Putnam County since the onset of the pandemic is now118,760, an increase of 5,849 additional tests. The total county population is 98,320 residents (Source: US Census Bureau as of July 1st, 2019). This does not mean 100% of County residents have been tested as many people have been tested several times during the course of the pandemic for differing reasons, such as work or possible exposures to the virus. There have now been 68 deaths in Putnam County due to Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic.
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The total of Laboratory confirmed cases, by Town are as follows:
Carmel 2,060 (+198)
Kent 738 (+81)
Patterson 529 (+57)
Phillipstown 472 (+89)
Putnam Valley 649 (+89)
Southeast 1210 (+99)
CALL 211 FOR MORE INFORMATION AND/OR QUESTIONS (in Putnam County only!)
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888-364-3065 NY STATE DOH COVID-19 HOTLINE
845-808-1390 PUTNAM DEPT OF HEALTH
888-667-92622 PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER HOTLINE
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