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.
“We’re continuing to progress forward through the COVID-19 pandemic in the face of a continued explosion of cases throughout the United States, and that’s reflected in today’s hospitalizations—the lowest number since March 18—and rate of positive cases,” Governor Cuomo said. “During these confining and frustrating times, I know it’s tempting to be tired of the many rules and guidelines the state has issued, but I reiterate that this pandemic is far from over, and the incredible compliance and fortitude of New Yorkers are key parts of our ability to fight COVID-19. Socially distance, wear a mask, wash your hands and stay New York Smart.”
Today’s data is summarized briefly below:
- Patient Hospitalization – 722 (-21)
- Patients Newly Admitted – 79 (+14)
- Hospital Counties – 30
- Number ICU – 160 (-12)
- Number ICU with Intubation – 96 (-4)
- Total Discharges – 72,161 (+97)
- Deaths – 13
- Total Deaths – 25,048
Of the 46,204 tests conducted in New York State yesterday, 502, or 1.08 percent, were positive.
The Governor also confirmed 502 additional cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 406,807 confirmed cases in New York State.