Governor Hochul Provides Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress Combating COVID-19

101,194 Vaccine Doses Administered Over Last 24 Hours  

195 COVID-19 Deaths Statewide Yesterday

Governor Kathy Hochul today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress combating COVID-19.

“Even as the rate of new infections continues to move in a promising direction, too many New Yorkers are getting sick, being hospitalized or tragically losing their lives — we must remain vigilant in our fight against the virus,” Governor Hochul said. “We can’t afford to reverse the progress we’ve made fighting this winter surge. Let’s continue to use the tools at our disposal to stop the spread and keep our loves ones safe and healthy: Vaccines, boosters, masks and best practices like washing your hands and staying home if you’re sick.”

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Test Results Reported – 356,699
  • Total Positive – 60,374
  • Percent Positive – 16.93%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive – 19.42%
  • Patient Hospitalization – 12,452 (-219)
  • Patients Newly Admitted – 1,848
  • Patients in ICU – 1615 (+22)
  • Patients in ICU with Intubation – 845 (+15)
  • Total Discharges – 249,248 (+1,894)
  • New deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 195
  • Total deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 50,154The Health Electronic Response Data System is a NYS DOH data source that collects confirmed daily death data as reported by hospitals, nursing homes and adult care facilities only.
  • Total deaths reported to and compiled by the CDC – 62,849This daily COVID-19 provisional death certificate data reported by NYS DOH and NYC to the CDC includes those who died in any location, including hospitals, nursing homes, adult care facilities, at home, in hospice and other settings.
  • Total vaccine doses administered – 34,712,435
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 24 hours – 101,194
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 7 days – 629,690
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose – 90.0%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series – 81.1%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 95.0%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 83.5%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose – 79.0%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series – 70.6%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 85.7%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 72.7%

Each region’s 7-day average of cases per 100K population is as follows:

Region
Monday, January 10, 2022
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Capital Region
252.44
246.12
242.23
Central New York
288.27
280.62
279.87
Finger Lakes
211.27
209.46
203.39
Long Island
394.70
372.58
345.17
Mid-Hudson
349.94
332.27
318.01
Mohawk Valley
212.06
209.62
206.18
New York City
482.20
462.65
437.76
North Country
190.16
193.84
191.97
Southern Tier
204.01
210.55
214.93
Western New York
250.77
254.98
248.70
Statewide
378.30
364.35
346.93

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

Region 
Monday, January 10, 2022
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Capital Region
19.48%
19.30%
18.88%
Central New York
22.01%
21.51%
21.87%
Finger Lakes
19.94%
19.72%
19.15%
Long Island
25.14%
24.33%
23.29%
Mid-Hudson
21.96%
21.09%
20.08%
Mohawk Valley
17.53%
17.63%
17.39%
New York City
20.15%
19.38%
18.45%
North Country
17.62%
17.49%
17.28%
Southern Tier
15.29%
14.94%
15.33%
Western New York
22.71%
22.77%
22.70%
Statewide
20.91%
20.22%
19.42%

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

Borough in NYC 
Monday, January 10, 2022
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Bronx
22.96%
21.81%
20.34%
Kings
18.64%
17.80%
17.05%
New York
16.20%
15.73%
15.03%
Queens
22.99%
22.34%
21.39%
Richmond
21.74%
20.56%
19.15%

Yesterday, 60,374 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 4,359,183. A geographic breakdown is as follows:

County  
Total Positive  
New Positive  
Albany
49,387
747
Allegany
7,563
61
Broome
38,583
493
Cattaraugus
12,732
119
Cayuga
13,354
136
Chautauqua
19,947
186
Chemung
17,786
381
Chenango
7,625
91
Clinton
12,130
221
Columbia
8,281
125
Cortland
8,490
117
Delaware
6,402
78
Dutchess
55,713
704
Erie
179,275
1,943
Essex
4,438
68
Franklin
7,379
94
Fulton
10,216
104
Genesee
11,698
166
Greene
7,277
143
Hamilton
729
5
Herkimer
11,603
154
Jefferson
15,671
238
Lewis
5,333
54
Livingston
9,722
128
Madison
10,528
116
Monroe
132,654
1,445
Montgomery
9,785
114
Nassau
365,524
4,098
Niagara
41,190
515
NYC
2,036,634
31,530
Oneida
44,995
511
Onondaga
88,707
1,400
Ontario
16,385
210
Orange
94,101
1,614
Orleans
7,372
110
Oswego
20,288
286
Otsego
7,919
107
Putnam
20,931
260
Rensselaer
25,800
442
Rockland
82,015
1,024
Saratoga
37,866
561
Schenectady
27,282
411
Schoharie
3,992
66
Schuyler
2,818
31
Seneca
4,629
81
St. Lawrence
16,872
148
Steuben
16,418
295
Suffolk
388,229
4,413
Sullivan
15,636
281
Tioga
8,862
135
Tompkins
14,013
292
Ulster
26,406
313
Warren
11,065
182
Washington
9,828
151
Wayne
14,116
197
Westchester
225,086
2,354
Wyoming
7,168
87
Yates
2,735
38

Below is data that shows how many hospitalized individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 were admitted for COVID-19/COVID-19 complications and how many were admitted for non-COVID-19 conditions:

Region
COVID-19 Patients currently hospitalized
Admitted due to COVID or complications of COVID
% Admitted due to COVID or complications of COVID
Admitted where COVID was not included as one of the reasons for admission
% Admitted where COVID was not included as one of the reasons for admission
Capital Region
400
299
75%
101
25%
Central New York
309
217
70%
92
30%
Finger Lakes
707
423
60%
284
40%
Long Island
2,177
1,341
62%
836
38%
Mid-Hudson
1,369
874
64%
495
36%
Mohawk Valley
155
114
74%
41
26%
New York City
6,392
3,365
53%
3,027
47%
North Country
98
59
60%
39
40%
Southern Tier
210
107
51%
103
49%
Western New York
635
406
64%
229
36%
Statewide
12,452
7,205
58%
5,247
42%

The Omicron variant now represents more than 95% of the viruses in circulation. For more information on variant tracking, please visit here: (COVID-19 Variant Data | Department of Health (ny.gov).

Yesterday, 195 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 50,154. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

Deaths by County of Residence 
County 
New Deaths 
Albany
                                                                       2
Bronx
                                                                     18
Broome
                                                                       2
Cattaraugus
                                                                       1
Chautauqua
                                                                       1
Chemung
                                                                       1
Chenango
                                                                       1
Clinton
                                                                       1
Columbia
                                                                       1
Erie
                                                                       7
Genesee
                                                                       1
Greene
                                                                       1
Kings
                                                                     38
Livingston
                                                                       1
Monroe
                                                                       7
Nassau
                                                                     13
New York
                                                                     13
Niagara
                                                                       1
Oneida
                                                                       1
Onondaga
                                                                       5
Ontario
                                                                       1
Orange
                                                                       2
Oswego
                                                                       1
Queens
                                                                     37
Rensselaer
                                                                       2
Richmond
                                                                       2
Rockland
                                                                       3
Saratoga
                                                                       4
St. Lawrence
                                                                       2
Suffolk
                                                                     12
Sullivan
                                                                       1
Ulster
                                                                       2
Warren
                                                                       1
Wayne
                                                                       1
Westchester
                                                                       8

All New York State mass vaccination sites are open to eligible New Yorkers aged 5 and older, with walk-in vaccination available at all sites on a first-come, first-serve basis for people aged 12 and older. Information on which sites require appointments for children in the 5-11 age group is available on our website. People who prefer to make an  appointment at a state-run mass vaccination site can do so on the Am I Eligible App or by calling 1-833-NYS-4-VAX. People may also contact their local health department, pharmacy, doctor or hospital to schedule appointments where vaccines are available, or visit vaccines.gov to find information on vaccine appointments near them.

New Yorkers looking to schedule vaccine appointments for 5-11-year-old children are encouraged to contact their child’s pediatrician, family physician, county health departments, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), rural health centers, or pharmacies that may be administering the vaccine for this age group. Parents and guardians can visit vaccines.gov, text their ZIP code to 438829, or call 1-800-232-0233 to find nearby locations. Make sure that the provider offers the Pfizer-BioNTechCOVID-19 vaccine, as the other COVID-19 vaccines are not yet authorized for this age group.

Visit our website for parents and guardians for new information, frequently asked questions and answers, and resources specifically designed for parents and guardians of this age group. 

Yesterday, 23,392 New Yorkers received their first vaccine dose, and 17,669 completed their vaccine series. A geographic breakdown of New Yorkers who have been vaccinated by region is as follows:

People with at least one vaccine dose
People with complete vaccine series
Region
Cumulative
Total
Increase over past 24 hours
Cumulative
Total
Increase over past 24 hours
Capital Region
949,128
754
864,167
572
Central New York
634,187
502
585,314
364
Finger Lakes
849,124
3,316
783,218
2,861
Long Island
2,118,748
3,578
1,866,736
2,286
Mid-Hudson
1,657,539
2,887
1,443,239
1,716
Mohawk Valley
319,406
252
295,408
264
New York City
7,764,805
12,614
6,782,427
10,290
North Country
296,990
311
267,805
255
Southern Tier
428,661
-1,897
390,955
-1,913
Western New York
934,731
1,075
852,764
974
Statewide
15,953,319
23,392
14,132,033
17,669
Booster/Additional Shots
Region
Cumulative
Total
Increase over past 24 hours
Increase over past 7  days
Capital Region
395,947
3,902
24,938
Central New York
251,454
2,494
16,871
Finger Lakes
402,293
4,528
26,392
Long Island
773,628
9,146
56,218
Mid-Hudson
625,304
7,990
45,012
Mohawk Valley
136,238
1,129
7,918
New York City
1,926,187
20,375
133,082
North Country
117,562
1,358
8,050
Southern Tier
183,883
1,534
12,016
Western New York
440,525
3,690
24,652
Statewide
5,253,021
56,146
355,149

The COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker Dashboard is available to update New Yorkers on the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. The New York State Department of Health requires vaccinating facilities to report all COVID-19 vaccine administration data within 24 hours; the vaccine administration data on the dashboard is updated daily to reflect the most up-to-date metrics in the state’s vaccination effort. New York State Department of Health-reported data from NYSIIS and CIR differs slightly from federally-reported data, which is inclusive of federally-administered doses and other minor differences. Both numbers are included in the release above.

Percentages are estimates. They are based on self-reported data for 1/11/22. The denominators are active employees reported for 1/11/22 plus the inactive categories above; they do not include workforce fluctuations that may have occurred in addition to these categories above.