Latimer: 8,054 active cases of COVID-19 in Westchester as death toll approaches 1,000

Latimer says there are 868 people hospitalized with COVID-19. There were 1,200 hospitalized two weeks ago.

News 12 Staff

Apr 28, 2020, 5:45 PM

Updated 1,487 days ago

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Latimer: 8,054 active cases of COVID-19 in Westchester as death toll approaches 1,000
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 Briefing Notes:
  • Latimer takes time at the top of his COVID-19 briefing to recognize State Supreme Court Justice Steven Milligram who died due to COVID-19. He was 66, and elected last fall.
  • There are 8,054 active cases in Westchester. "We have flattened the curve.
  • There are 868 people hospitalized with COVID-19. There were 1,200 hospitalized two weeks ago.
  • 983 Westchester residents have died since the outbreak began. 21 residents died yesterday.
  • Latimer: Antibody testing will begin at Westchester County Center this week. 
  • Latimer says the number of deaths in the county has taxed the funeral system capacity. 
  • Latimer says anyone willing to volunteer to help in the COVID-19 response can do so at VolunteerNewYork.org.
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