Governor Cuomo Provides February 3rd Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic

8,082 Patient Hospitalizations Statewide; 1,522 Patients in the ICU; 1,003 Intubated

Statewide Positivity Rate is 4.68%

7-Day Average Positivity Rate Has Declined for 26 Consecutive Days

160 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

“New Yorkers have shown it and the numbers reflect it: We are New York Tough,” Governor Cuomo said. “Our statewide positivity rate is decreasing by the day, and with our distribution networks at the ready for more supply from the federal government, we are prepared to get needles in arms as quickly as possible, getting us one step closer to our goal of winning this war. I applaud New Yorkers for their discipline and dedication to defeating this virus, and continue to ask everyone to keep this trend going and wear a mask, avoid gatherings and socially distance.”

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Test Results Reported– 126,489
  • Total Positive – 5,925
  • Percent Positive – 4.68%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive – 4.86% (lowest since 12/4)
  • Patient Hospitalization– 8,082 (+15)
  • Net Change Patient Hospitalization Past Week – -689
  • Patients Newly Admitted– 680
  • Hospital Counties– 57
  • Number ICU– 1,522 (+19)
  • Number ICU with Intubation– 1,003 (-1)
  • Total Discharges– 129,378 (+489)
  • Deaths– 160
  • Total Deaths– 35,631

The regional hospital bed capacity and occupancy numbers, including the number of hospitalizations as a percent of the region’s population, is as follows:

Region
COVID Patients Currently in Hospital in Region
COVID Patients as Percent of Region Population
Percent of Hospital Beds Available Within 7 Days Under Surge Plan
Capital Region
405
0.04%
27%
Central New York
194
0.03%
32%
Finger Lakes
517
0.04%
36%
Long Island
1,418
0.05%
31%
Mid-Hudson
957
0.04%
42%
Mohawk Valley
208
0.04%
29%
New York City
3,667
0.04%
31%
North Country
97
0.02%
54%
Southern Tier
232
0.04%
43%
Western New York
387
0.03%
37%
Statewide
8,082
0.04%
34%

The regional ICU bed capacity and occupancy numbers are as follows:

Region
Total ICU Beds in Region
Total Occupied ICU Beds in Region
Percent of ICU Beds Available in Region (7-day Avg)
Capital Region
242
204
18%
Central New York
262
189
29%
Finger Lakes
397
278
27%
Long Island
858
685
21%
Mid-Hudson
687
420
40%
Mohawk Valley
133
104
25%
New York City
2,583
2,036
21%
North Country
61
31
40%
Southern Tier
126
82
33%
Western New York
545
325
39%
Statewide
5,894
4,354
26%

Yesterday, 126,489 test results were reported to New York State, and 4.68 percent were positive. Each region’s 7-day average percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

Region
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Capital Region
4.90%
4.67%
4.52%
Central New York
3.14%
3.08%
3.03%
Finger Lakes
3.86%
3.79%
3.57%
Long Island
6.19%
6.03%
5.89%
Mid-Hudson
6.03%
5.76%
5.66%
Mohawk Valley
4.41%
4.09%
4.05%
New York City
5.18%
5.09%
5.07%
North Country
5.68%
5.51%
5.25%
Southern Tier
2.07%
1.92%
1.83%
Western New York
5.13%
5.01%
4.96%
Statewide
5.09%
4.95%
4.86%

Each New York City borough’s 7-day average percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

Borough
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Bronx
6.69%
6.47%
6.31%
Brooklyn
5.29%
5.17%
4.99%
Manhattan
3.26%
3.06%
3.04%
Queens
5.49%
5.21%
4.97%
Staten Island
4.66%
4.65%
4.47%

Of the 1,433,304 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

County
Total Positive
New Positive
Albany
18,938
80
Allegany
2,611
17
Broome
12,919
88
Cattaraugus
3,843
20
Cayuga
4,958
23
Chautauqua
6,596
36
Chemung
6,099
16
Chenango
2,146
13
Clinton
2,799
20
Columbia
3,040
20
Cortland
2,870
5
Delaware
1,234
1
Dutchess
19,442
34
Erie
58,099
241
Essex
1,134
11
Franklin
1,589
5
Fulton
2,653
17
Genesee
4,063
18
Greene
2,386
9
Hamilton
221
1
Herkimer
4,268
13
Jefferson
4,058
37
Lewis
1,777
11
Livingston
3,069
27
Madison
3,526
16
Monroe
48,534
230
Montgomery
2,725
13
Nassau
130,933
547
Niagara
13,886
90
NYC
610,346
2,583
Oneida
18,518
68
Onondaga
30,350
118
Ontario
5,237
21
Orange
32,664
84
Orleans
2,215
25
Oswego
5,533
27
Otsego
2,031
11
Putnam
7,432
9
Rensselaer
8,064
29
Rockland
34,950
120
Saratoga
10,718
61
Schenectady
9,881
45
Schoharie
1,045
2
Schuyler
811
3
Seneca
1,418
7
St. Lawrence
4,511
22
Steuben
5,118
33
Suffolk
145,642
527
Sullivan
4,258
8
Tioga
2,509
21
Tompkins
3,057
13
Ulster
8,909
10
Warren
2,494
28
Washington
1,907
18
Wayne
4,153
17
Westchester
95,642
339
Wyoming
2,514
10
Yates
961
7
Yesterday, 160 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 35,631. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:
  
Deaths by County of Residence
County
New Deaths
Albany
3
Bronx
11
Broome
2
Cattaraugus
1
Chautauqua
3
Chemung
1
Clinton
1
Columbia
1
Delaware
1
Dutchess
3
Erie
7
Franklin
1
Fulton
2
Genesee
2
Herkimer
2
Jefferson
2
Kings
23
Lewis
1
Livingston
1
Madison
1
Manhattan
4
Monroe
8
Nassau
9
Niagara
2
Oneida
8
Onondaga
2
Orange
1
Otsego
1
Putnam
1
Queens
17
Rensselaer
1
Richmond
2
Saratoga
3
Schenectady
3
Schoharie
1
St. Lawrence
1
Suffolk
13
Sullivan
1
Washington
1
Wayne
1
Westchester
11