Governor Cuomo Provides March 25, 2021 Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic


4,600 Patient Hospitalizations Statewide

931 Patients in the ICU; 583 Intubated

Statewide Positivity Rate is 3.01%

45 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.

“While New Yorkers have made incredible progress, we must remain vigilant in light of the variants that pose a threat to our progress,” Governor Cuomo said. “Our vaccination rates increase every day, showing a monumental step in the right direction, but we should all continue to practice the actions we know stop the spread of COVID: wear a mask, social distance and wash your hands. We’ve made it this far remaining New York Tough and until the day this war is won, we must all continue to be strong, smart and disciplined.”

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Test Results Reported– 268,276
  • Total Positive – 8,081
  • Percent Positive – 3.01%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive – 3.37%
  • Patient Hospitalization– 4,600 (-41)
  • Patients Newly Admitted– 610
  • Hospital Counties– 48
  • Number ICU– 931 (+13)
  • Number ICU with Intubation– 583 (-13)
  • Total Discharges– 158,748 (+575)
  • Deaths– 45
  • Total Deaths– 40,141

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
107
0.01%
32%
Central New York
39
0.01%
32%
Finger Lakes
119
0.01%
42%
Long Island
806
0.03%
33%
Mid-Hudson
549
0.02%
43%
Mohawk Valley
51
0.01%
39%
New York City
2,670
0.03%
31%
North Country
15
0.00%
57%
Southern Tier
76
0.01%
49%
Western New York
168
0.01%
39%
Statewide
4,600
0.02%
35%

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
238
196
21%
Central New York
262
176
31%
Finger Lakes
397
251
39%
Long Island
846
670
22%
Mid-Hudson
683
408
41%
Mohawk Valley
97
72
26%
New York City
2,596
2,025
22%
North Country
61
36
51%
Southern Tier
126
73
44%
Western New York
545
311
44%
Statewide
5,851
4,218
29%

Yesterday, 268,276 test results were reported to New York State, and 3.01 percent were positive. Each region’s 7-day average percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

Region
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Capital Region
2.04%
2.13%
2.18%
Central New York
0.95%
0.93%
0.91%
Finger Lakes
1.80%
1.86%
1.89%
Long Island
4.37%
4.38%
4.41%
Mid-Hudson
4.69%
4.76%
4.74%
Mohawk Valley
1.86%
1.84%
1.73%
New York City
4.08%
4.14%
4.18%
North Country
1.52%
1.44%
1.31%
Southern Tier
0.65%
0.64%
0.64%
Western New York
2.48%
2.51%
2.78%
Statewide
3.33%
3.34%
3.37%

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

Borough
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Bronx
4.43%
4.51%
4.69%
Brooklyn
4.03%
4.33%
4.39%
Manhattan
2.51%
2.60%
2.86%
Queens
4.46%
4.81%
5.03%
Staten Island
4.29%
4.75%
4.84%

Of the 1,809,837 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

County
Total Positive
New Positive
Albany
22,214
73
Allegany
2,995
6
Broome
16,295
41
Cattaraugus
4,699
16
Cayuga
5,557
12
Chautauqua
7,792
36
Chemung
6,705
29
Chenango
2,700
14
Clinton
4,061
6
Columbia
3,623
9
Cortland
3,363
7
Delaware
1,834
17
Dutchess
25,282
150
Erie
71,439
389
Essex
1,420
2
Franklin
2,270
8
Fulton
3,680
16
Genesee
4,709
24
Greene
2,896
12
Hamilton
292
1
Herkimer
4,727
3
Jefferson
5,153
18
Lewis
2,242
9
Livingston
3,756
12
Madison
4,029
12
Monroe
55,674
213
Montgomery
3,470
22
Nassau
163,785
701
Niagara
16,186
56
NYC
807,473
4,033
Oneida
20,604
35
Onondaga
33,805
69
Ontario
6,210
21
Orange
41,825
198
Orleans
2,559
4
Oswego
6,484
25
Otsego
2,787
12
Putnam
9,218
32
Rensselaer
9,777
38
Rockland
42,556
172
Saratoga
13,034
61
Schenectady
11,586
63
Schoharie
1,376
4
Schuyler
906
1
Seneca
1,768
8
St. Lawrence
5,865
8
Steuben
5,813
22
Suffolk
178,077
743
Sullivan
5,336
32
Tioga
3,055
15
Tompkins
3,777
20
Ulster
11,528
83
Warren
3,099
20
Washington
2,582
13
Wayne
4,742
19
Westchester
117,068
404
Wyoming
3,031
9
Yates
1,048
3

Yesterday, 45 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19 in New York State – the lowest one-day death toll since November 27, 2020 – bringing the total to 40,141. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

Deaths by County of Residence
County
New Deaths
Bronx
10
Erie
2
Kings
5
Manhattan
5
Montgomery
1
Nassau
3
Oneida
1
Onondaga
1
Orange
1
Otsego
1
Queens
9
Richmond
1
Rockland
1
Suffolk
3
Westchester
1