NY Update.

If there’s a word for the numbers this week, it is : Plateau.

The numbers for the county, the state and to some extent the US as a whole seem to have leveled off after another surge over the holidays. …


NY Update. Happy New Year, everyone! I hope that by mid-year, this virus will be truly fading and that we’ll be able to return to some semblance of where things were pre-COVID. …


NY Update. There’s a little bit of good news to share — the numbers in Westchester have stabilized a bit. …


NY Update. 79 years ago, the nation lost 2403 souls in the attack on Pearl Harbor. As always, we remember their sacrifice on this day.

It’s not really appropriate to compare national tragedies, because each is caused by their own unique factors and each deserve their own attention.

Still, as…


There is no reason to sugar-coat this. We are seeing a continuing rise in COVID infection, and it is a serious rise. …The numbers are not good.

— Westchester County Executive George Latimer

NY Update. This is more of an update than a full report, but given the depressing numbers…


NY Update. Sorry for the slow reporting — it was a combination of a busy week at work and hoping to get numbers that would give a clear sense of the trends in Westchester.

I think the numbers here might have flattened out a bit, rather than continuing the steep…


Daily NY update. Daily increase in Westchester has gone down. Cuomo says Westchester has slowed what was an exponential increase. He also said that the doubling time for hospitalization in NYC has decreased — a few days ago it was doubling every two days, now doubling only every 4.7 days…


Today’s numbers. In Westchester, 18,000 tests have been administered (3282 yesterday), and we have 3891 positive cases (remember there’s a lag between tests administered and results). Increase of about 1000 since yesterday. NYC now has 14,904 cases, NY State has 25,665 total. Cuomo says numbers are doubling every three days…


New cases in Westchester yesterday: 1021. Biggest daily increase thus far. double that of the prior day. Hopefully we are nearing the peak here.

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SS1. This is not good

CF. Thanks, the sharply rising numbers are probably due to more testing. I am…


NY Update. I am a bit more convinced today that the surge in cases we are seeing in Westchester is not entirely — maybe even not primarily — caused by the micro cluster in Port Chester.

There were 242 new cases in Westchester yesterday, on 5538 tests, yielding a testing-positivity…

Lance Koonce

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