YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The town is sanitizing Town Hall after two staffers tested positive for COVID-19.

"We continue to see an intense surge in the numbers," Supervisor Matt Slater said in his daily briefing video to residents. 

He said on Wednesday, April 1, that there are 125 cases in Yorktown, an increase of 5 from the previous day.

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The town also launched a website that will act as a data platform featuring daily updates on confirmed cases in Yorktown and Westchester County. 

“The Town of Yorktown stands by our commitment to providing verified and accurate information to the public. While we have been giving nearly daily updates on the COVID-19 pandemic in Yorktown, not everyone has been able to watch and get the information we share. This dashboard ensures anyone seeking the most up-to-date numbers in our community can find it with a click of a button,” said Slater.

A bar chart on the webpage indicates how Yorktown’s coronavirus cases have exponentially grown since March 20. 

The website is available here.

Slater continued to stress that people should only be leaving their homes when absolutely necessary to slow the spread of coronavirus. 

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