Latimer: 'Unusual' spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations after 3-week decrease

There are 716 hospitalized with COVID-19. There were more than 50 new hospitalizations yesterday.

News 12 Staff

May 5, 2020, 5:48 PM

Updated 1,481 days ago

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Latimer: 'Unusual' spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations after 3-week decrease
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Westchester County Executive George Latimer is providing a coronavirus update.
Briefing Notes:
  • There are 5,584 active cases of COVID-19 in Westchester.
  • Unusual spike in hospitalizations. There had been a decrease for three straight weeks. 
  • There are 716 hospitalized with COVID-19. There were more than 50 new hospitalizations yesterday. 
  • There were 15 deaths yesterday due to the virus.
  • Antibody testing targeting first responders is happening now at the Westchester County Center. 
  • Those interested in becoming a contact tracer can visit the state's COVID-19 website.
  • Westchester County to hold Virtual Graduation Ceremony for 2020 high school seniors. 
 
 
 


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