Governor Cuomo Updates New Yorkers (January 10, 2021) on State’s Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic


8,484 Patient Hospitalizations Statewide

1,436 Patients in the ICU; 892 Intubated

Statewide Positivity Rate is 6.22%

151 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 York State is now in a footrace between how fast the infection rate rises and how fast we can administer vaccines,” Governor Cuomo said. “With more U.K. strain cases being found across the country, it is even more important that New Yorkers continue to follow the guidelines and stay New York Tough – wear a mask, avoid gatherings and social distance.”

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Test Results Reported– 246,836
  • Total Positive – 15,355
  • Percent Positive – 6.22%
  • Patient Hospitalization– 8,484 (-43)
  • Patients Newly Admitted– 998
  • Hospital Counties– 56
  • Number ICU– 1,436 (+8)
  • Number ICU with Intubation– 892 (+16)
  • Total Discharges– 109,982 (+947)
  • Deaths– 151
  • Total Deaths– 31,672

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 Currently Available in Region
Capital Region
505
0.05%
25%
Central New York
348
0.04%
25%
Finger Lakes
879
0.07%
34%
Long Island
1517
0.05%
32%
Mid-Hudson
994
0.04%
41%
Mohawk Valley
299
0.06%
27%
New York City
3105
0.04%
34%
North Country
108
0.03%
55%
Southern Tier
222
0.04%
43%
Western New York
507
0.04%
33%
Statewide
8484
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
259
209
18%
Central New York
266
193
27%
Finger Lakes
397
301
23%
Long Island
844
666
18%
Mid-Hudson
690
412
40%
Mohawk Valley
126
101
20%
New York City
2474
1866
25%
North Country
67
46
33%
Southern Tier
125
78
36%
Western New York
543
356
36%
NYS TOTAL
5791
4228
27%

Yesterday, 246,836 test results were reported to New York State, and 6.22 percent were positive. Each region’s 7-day average percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

Region
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Capital Region
10.16%
9.53%
9.25%
Central New York
8.57%
8.27%
7.78%
Finger Lakes
10.22%
9.83%
9.55%
Long Island
9.68%
9.70%
9.60%
Mid-Hudson
8.12%
7.97%
7.90%
Mohawk Valley
10.80%
10.50%
10.02%
New York City
6.42%
6.26%
6.05%
North Country
8.45%
8.49%
8.09%
Southern Tier
5.30%
4.99%
4.45%
Western New York
8.61%
8.45%
8.05%
Statewide
7.88%
7.70%
7.43%

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

Borough
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Bronx
8.21%
7.91%
7.44%
Brooklyn
6.70%
6.70%
6.41%
Manhattan
4.45%
4.25%
3.96%
Queens
7.49%
7.51%
7.18%
Staten Island
7.84%
7.95%
7.23%

Of the 1,126,442 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

County
Total Positive
New Positive
Albany
14,196
266
Allegany
2,123
28
Broome
9,844
194
Cattaraugus
3,040
57
Cayuga
3,848
65
Chautauqua
4,708
147
Chemung
5,139
53
Chenango
1,502
31
Clinton
1,681
62
Columbia
2,060
52
Cortland
2,435
31
Delaware
889
29
Dutchess
14,471
259
Erie
47,549
663
Essex
847
15
Franklin
924
19
Fulton
1,704
52
Genesee
3,305
39
Greene
1,741
22
Hamilton
132
3
Herkimer
3,038
82
Jefferson
2,493
70
Lewis
1,216
25
Livingston
2,371
77
Madison
2,807
61
Monroe
40,293
738
Montgomery
1,883
62
Nassau
102,584
1,403
Niagara
10,600
236
NYC
478,167
5,319
Oneida
14,878
256
Onondaga
25,057
389
Ontario
4,197
72
Orange
26,260
322
Orleans
1,702
41
Oswego
4,274
75
Otsego
1,410
20
Putnam
5,750
105
Rensselaer
5,714
148
Rockland
29,827
167
Saratoga
7,753
242
Schenectady
7,453
169
Schoharie
742
14
Schuyler
644
9
Seneca
1,019
25
St. Lawrence
2,937
52
Steuben
4,150
71
Suffolk
113,943
1,732
Sullivan
3,488
34
Tioga
1,999
28
Tompkins
2,396
22
Ulster
6,835
158
Warren
1,682
57
Washington
1,205
38
Wayne
3,277
85
Westchester
77,731
789
Wyoming
1,837
56
Yates
692
19

Yesterday, 151 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 31,672. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

Deaths by County of Residence
County
New Deaths
Albany
2
Bronx
6
Broome
1
Cayuga
6
Chautauqua
3
Chemung
1
Chenango
3
Columbia
2
Dutchess
3
Erie
8
Fulton
1
Greene
1
Kings
9
Lewis
1
Madison
1
Manhattan
8
Monroe
9
Montgomery
1
Nassau
12
Niagara
3
Oneida
7
Onondaga
1
Ontario
2
Orange
5
Oswego
1
Queens
12
Rensselaer
1
Richmond
7
Rockland
1
Saratoga
1
Schenectady
3
Suffolk
15
Ulster
2
Warren
1
Washington
1
Westchester
9
Wyoming
1