GOVERNOR CUOMO UPDATES NEW YORKERS ON STATE’S PROGRESS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

1.02 Percent of Yesterday’s COVID-19 Tests were Positive

6 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday

SLA and State Police Task Force Visits 1,604 Establishments; Observes 9 Establishments Not in Compliance

Confirms 866 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State – Bringing Statewide Total to 455,626; New Cases in 44 Counties

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The number of new cases, percentage of tests that were positive and many other helpful data points are always available at forward.ny.gov.

“COVID-19 remains a force to be reckoned with throughout the country and around the globe, and we cannot drop our guard. While our numbers remain relatively flat, we continue to closely monitor the data daily as always,” Governor Cuomo said. “I urge New Yorkers to keep wearing masks, socially distancing and washing their hands, and local governments must continue to enforce state public health guidance. By staying vigilant and smart, we can beat COVID together.”

Yesterday, the State Liquor Authority and State Police Task Force visited 1,604 establishments in New York City and Long Island and observed 9 establishments that were not in compliance with state requirements. A county breakdown of yesterday’s observed violations is below:

  • Queens – 1
  • Suffolk – 8

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Patient Hospitalization – 541 (+14)
  • Patients Newly Admitted – 88
  • Hospital Counties – 34
  • Number ICU – 155 (-9)
  • Number ICU with Intubation – 59 (-16)
  • Total Discharges – 76,595 (+67)
  • Deaths – 6
  • Total Deaths – 25,456

 

Of the 84,770 test results reported to New York State yesterday, 866, or 1.02 percent, were positive. Each region’s percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

REGION

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

Capital Region

0.7%

0.7%

0.5%

Central New York

0.9%

0.6%

1.1%

Finger Lakes

0.4%

0.4%

0.7%

Long Island

1.0%

0.9%

1.0%

Mid-Hudson

1.7%

1.6%

1.6%

Mohawk Valley

0.6%

0.5%

0.2%

New York City

1.0%

1.1%

1.2%

North Country

0.1%

0.2%

0.2%

Southern Tier

0.7%

1.2%

1.4%

Western New York

1.1%

1.3%

0.7%

 

The Governor also confirmed 866 additional cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 455,626 confirmed cases in New York State. Of the 455,626 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

County

Total Positive

New Positive

Albany

3,095

13

Allegany

106

0

Broome

1,572

22

Cattaraugus

260

1

Cayuga

215

4

Chautauqua

573

5

Chemung

461

21

Chenango

249

0

Clinton

160

1

Columbia

591

0

Cortland

171

0

Delaware

134

1

Dutchess

5,120

5

Erie

11,342

34

Essex

167

0

Franklin

66

0

Fulton

335

1

Genesee

321

2

Greene

323

0

Hamilton

15

0

Herkimer

334

0

Jefferson

170

3

Lewis

50

0

Livingston

207

0

Madison

493

0

Monroe

6,026

24

Montgomery

232

0

Nassau

46,643

67

Niagara

1,777

4

NYC

242,693

382

Oneida

2,412

5

Onondaga

4,365