Governor Cuomo’s August 14th Update: New York State’s Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic


0.85 Percent of Yesterday’s COVID-19 Tests were Positive; Seventh Straight Day of Percentage Reported Positive Under 1 Percent 

3 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday

SLA and State Police Task Force Observes Violations of State Requirements at 12 Establishments

Confirms 727 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State – Bringing Statewide Total to 424,167; New Cases in 43 Counties

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Yesterday, 87,900 test results—a new record high—were reported to New York State. The number of new cases, percentage of tests that were positive and many other helpful data points are always available at forward.ny.gov.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo

“On the numbers it’s been extraordinary, so congratulations to New Yorkers because their actions created this result,” Governor Cuomo said. “While the other states are seeing real trouble we are doing very well – we have to protect the progress from outside our borders and continue to enforce compliance within our state among establishments.”

Yesterday, the State Liquor Authority and State Police Task Force visited 1,332 establishments in New York City and Long Island and observed 12 establishments that were not in compliance with state requirements. A county breakdown of yesterday’s observed violations is below:

  • Brooklyn – 1
  • Manhattan – 4
  • Queens – 2
  • Nassau – 5

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Patient Hospitalization – 554 (-1)
  • Patients Newly Admitted – 86
  • Hospital Counties – 28
  • Number ICU – 127 (+3)
  • Number ICU with Intubation – 59 (+3)
  • Total Discharges – 73,997 (+90)
  • Deaths – 3
  • Total Deaths – 25,232

Of the 85,455 test results reported to New York State yesterday, 727 or 0.85 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
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
Central New York
0.8%
1.0%
0.9%
Finger Lakes
0.7%
0.7%
0.8%
Long Island
0.9%
0.6%
0.8%
Mid-Hudson
1.0%
0.8%
0.9%
Mohawk Valley
0.5%
0.4%
0.6%
New York City
0.8%
1.0%
0.9%
North Country
0.1%
0.1%
0.3%
Southern Tier
0.3%
0.5%
0.6%
Western New York
0.5%
0.7%
0.7%

The Governor also confirmed 727 additional cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 424,167 confirmed cases in New York State. Of the 424,167 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

County
Total Positive
New Positive
Albany
2,639
3
Allegany
80
0
Broome
1,165
12
Cattaraugus
169
0
Cayuga
163
1
Chautauqua
260
0
Chemung
187
3
Chenango
218
0
Clinton
130
1
Columbia
551
1
Cortland
97
0
Delaware
107
0
Dutchess
4,655
15
Erie
9,064
31
Essex
57
1
Franklin
54
0
Fulton
303
3
Genesee
284
4
Greene
296
0
Hamilton
8
0
Herkimer
278
0
Jefferson
143
1
Lewis
47
0
Livingston
178
2
Madison
419
2
Monroe
5,122
43
Montgomery
181
2
Nassau
43,840
45
Niagara
1,524
6
NYC
229,534
367
Oneida
2,189
6
Onondaga
3,646
19
Ontario
366
1
Orange
11,217
7
Orleans
299
0
Oswego
264
6
Otsego
118
0
Putnam
1,457
2
Rensselaer
785
3
Rockland
13,981
8
Saratoga
782
8
Schenectady
1,092
8
Schoharie
69
0
Schuyler
22
0
Seneca
93
1
St. Lawrence
263
0
Steuben
303
2
Suffolk
44,045
58
Sullivan
1,491
0
Tioga
195
1
Tompkins
236
2
Ulster
2,086
5
Warren
312
0
Washington
260
0
Wayne
265
2
Westchester
36,402
45
Wyoming
118
0
Yates
58
0

Yesterday, there were 3 deaths due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 25,232. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

Deaths by County of Residence
County
New Deaths
Oneida
1
Onondaga
1
Queens
1