Governor Cuomo Updates New Yorkers on State’s Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic

New York’s Numbers Continue to Remain Low and Steady

Hospitalizations Drop AgainDown to 646—A New Low Since March 18

Lowest Number of ICU Patients—149—Since March 16

1.05% of Yesterday’s COVID-19 Tests were Positive 

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.

“New York State’s numbers continue to show progress in the midst of alarming increases in COVID-19 cases throughout the country and a renewed need to ensure compliance with state guidance here at home,” Governor Cuomo said. “Yesterday’s numbers show New York’s hospitalizations continue to decrease and its rate of positive tests remains low, but it’s essential that we stay vigilant by social distancing, wearing masks and washing our hands as this pandemic is far from over. I urge everyone to stay New York Tough and New York Smart.”

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Patient Hospitalization – 646 (-4)
  • Patients Newly Admitted – 91 (+34)
  • Hospital Counties – 30
  • Number ICU – 149 (-7)
  • Number ICU with Intubation – 94 (+1)
  • Total Discharges – 72,632 (+80)
  • Deaths – 10
  • Total Deaths – 25,103

Of the 71,466 test results reported to New York State yesterday, 750, or 1.05 percent, were positive. Each region’s percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

REGION
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
Capital Region
1.6%
1.5%
1.6%
Central New York
0.8%
0.6%
0.8%
Finger Lakes
0.6%
0.7%
0.8%
Long Island
1.4%
0.9%
0.9%
Mid-Hudson
0.9%
0.7%
1.0%
Mohawk Valley
0.8%
1.1%
0.8%
New York City
1.3%
1.1%
1.2%
North Country
0.6%
0.7%
0.4%
Southern Tier
0.6%
1.2%
1.1%
Western New York
1.5%
1.1%
1.0%

The Governor also confirmed 750 additional cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 411,200 confirmed cases in New York State. Of the 411,200 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

 

County
Total Positive
New Positive
Albany
2,438
12
Allegany
74
0
Broome
966
12
Cattaraugus
150
0
Cayuga
139
2
Chautauqua
216
4
Chemung
160
2
Chenango
203
7
Clinton
119
2
Columbia
500
2
Cortland
84
2
Delaware
98
1
Dutchess
4,412
4
Erie
8,282
48
Essex
54
0
Franklin
42
0
Fulton
270
2
Genesee
261
0
Greene
279
1
Hamilton
7
0
Herkimer
224
1
Jefferson
126
3
Lewis
34
0
Livingston
162
1
Madison
390
0
Monroe
4,569
32
Montgomery
147
1
Nassau
42,915
55
Niagara
1420
12
NYC
223,532
340
Oneida
2,000
10
Onondaga
3,378
18
Ontario
338
1
Orange
10,994
18
Orleans
289
0
Oswego
236
2
Otsego
103
1
Putnam
1,403
4
Rensselaer
681
5
Rockland
13,837
7
Saratoga
679
14
Schenectady
975
20
Schoharie
67
0
Schuyler
20
0
Seneca
83
0
St. Lawrence
257
3
Steuben
288
3
Suffolk
42,822
49
Sullivan
1,476
1
Tioga
178
2
Tompkins
223
2
Ulster
1,916
4
Warren
293
1
Washington
252
0
Wayne
240
1
Westchester
35,738
38
Wyoming
110
0
Yates
51
0

 

Yesterday, there were 10 deaths due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 25,103. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

 

Deaths by County of Residence
County
New Deaths
Bronx
1
Broome
1
Erie
1
Kings
3
Queens
3
Suffolk
1