CARMEL, N.Y. - As of Friday morning, March 27, the town of Carmel (which includes Mahopac) has more than 50 percent of the reported cases of COVID-19 in Putnam County.
Putnam County has 106 positive COVID-19 cases at this time. Every town in the county has positive cases. This is the breakdown of positive cases by town:
Putnam Valley 8
With the number of local cases of COVID-19 increasing daily, officials say it is essential that residents continue to stay at home, stay safe and practice social distancing.
“We need to do our best to slow the spread of the outbreak, to flatten the curve, and protect our healthcare system from becoming overwhelmed,” said County Executive MaryEllen Odell said. “I really want to commend all of our residents for taking these orders as seriously as they have. The public response countywide has been fantastic.
“We are working hard at trying to get a state-run testing site in Putnam County so that we can have the most accurate and complete information on the outbreak as quickly as possible,” she added.
Article provided by the County Executive's Office
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