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

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

5 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday

SLA and State Police Task Force Visits 1,028 Establishments, Observes 14 Violations of State Requirements

Confirms 714 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State – Bringing Statewide Total to 419,642; New Cases in 44 Counties 

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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.

“Our performance is extraordinary in this sea of spread around us. Our numbers are great because we’re doing what we need to do – the quarantine procedures are all in place and we’re enforcing compliance,” Governor Cuomo said. “But we cannot become complacent, especially as infection rates continue to surge. We must protect the progress we’ve made in New York, and it’s going to take the work of all of us to keep wearing our masks, socially distancing and staying New York Tough.”

Yesterday, the State Liquor Authority and State Police Task Force visited 1,028 establishments in New York City and Long Island and observed 14 establishments that were not in compliance with state requirements. A county breakdown of yesterday’s observed violations is below:

  • Bronx – 3
  • Brooklyn – 4
  • Manhattan – 5
  • Queens – 2

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Patient Hospitalization – 579 (+9)
  • Patients Newly Admitted – 84
  • Hospital Counties – 30
  • Number ICU – 139 (+7)
  • Number ICU with Intubation – 66 (-3)
  • Total Discharges – 73,530 (+58)
  • Deaths – 5
  • Total Deaths – 25,190

Of the 70,170 test results reported to New York State yesterday, 714, or 1.0 percent, were positive. Each region’s percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

REGION

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

Capital Region

0.9%

0.8%

0.7%

Central New York

0.5%

0.6%

0.8%

Finger Lakes

0.5%

0.7%

0.8%

Long Island

1.2%

1.0%

0.9%

Mid-Hudson

0.8%

1.0%

0.7%

Mohawk Valley

1.0%

1.5%

0.9%

New York City

1.0%

1.1%

1.1%

North Country

0.2%

0.4%

0.2%

Southern Tier

0.5%

0.5%

1.2%

Western New York

0.5%

0.9%

1.7%

The Governor also confirmed 714 additional cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 419,642 confirmed cases in New York State. Of the 419,642 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

County

Total Positive

New Positive

Albany

2,573

8

Allegany

79

1

Broome

1,115

21

Cattaraugus

164

0

Cayuga

151

0

Chautauqua

249

5

Chemung

168

3

Chenango

215

3

Clinton

127

0

Columbia

535

1

Cortland

95

1

Delaware

104

0

Dutchess

4,589

7

Erie

8,791

54

Essex

55

0

Franklin

54

2

Fulton

293

2

Genesee

277

3

Greene

291

1

Hamilton

8

0

Herkimer

270

2

Jefferson

140

0

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