Gov. Cuomo announces new record high-number of COVID-19 tests reported in NYS

110,444 Test Results Reported to New York State Yesterday

0.89 of Yesterday’s COVID-19 Tests were Positive

2 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday

SLA and State Police Task Force Visits 1,434 Establishments; Observes 6 Establishments Not in Compliance

Confirms 986 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State – Bringing Statewide Total to 449,038; New Cases in 49 Counties

ALBANY, NY —  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a new record-high number of test results — 110,444 — were reported to New York State yesterday. Yesterday, 0.89 of test results reported to New York State were positive. The number of new cases, percentage of tests that were positive and many other helpful data points are always available at forward.ny.gov

“When we first started this journey a few months ago, we only had the capacity to do a few hundred tests per day – we have now reached a new record with over 110,000 tests reported to the State in one day,” Governor Cuomo said. “Despite testing more than most other states, our infection rate remains below one percent. But this pandemic is not over. We must protect our progress, and it’s going to take all of us to keep up our hard work to do so. Everyone must continue to wash their hands, wear their masks, remain socially distant and above all, stay New York Tough.”

Yesterday, the State Liquor Authority and State Police Task Force visited 1,434 establishments in New York City and Long Island and observed 6 establishments that were not in compliance with state requirements. A county breakdown of yesterday’s observed violations is below:

  • Brooklyn – 1

  • Suffolk – 5

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Patient Hospitalization – 467 (-11)

  • Patients Newly Admitted – 61

  • Hospital Counties – 31

  • Number ICU – 144 (+3)

  • Number ICU with Intubation – 60 (-2)

  • Total Discharges – 76,101 (+65

  • Deaths – 2

  • Total Deaths – 25,425

Of the 110,444 test results reported to New York State yesterday, 986, or 0.89 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

1.0%

0.5%

0.8%

Central New York

1.2%

1.6%

0.5%

Finger Lakes

0.6%

0.4%

0.5%

Long Island

1.1%

0.9%

1.0%

Mid-Hudson

1.4%

1.4%

1.2%

Mohawk Valley

0.6%

0.4%

0.4%

New York City

1.0%

0.9%

1.1%

North Country

0.2%

0.4%

0.3%

Southern Tier

0.4%

0.4%

0.4%

Western New York

1.5%

1.2%

0.9%

 

The Governor also confirmed 986 additional cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 449,038 confirmed cases in New York State. Of the 449,038 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

 

County

Total Positive

New Positive

Albany

3,006

27

Allegany

96

1

Broome

1,459

9

Cattaraugus

253

4

Cayuga

196

1

Chautauqua

536

1

Chemung

322

17

Chenango

248

0

Clinton

154

0

Columbia

580

0

Cortland

155

5

Delaware

130

1

Dutchess

5,053

3

Erie

10,917

44

Essex

158

1

Franklin

64

0

Fulton

332

1

Genesee

314

5

Greene

319

0

Hamilton

15

1

Herkimer

319

1

Jefferson

161

1

Lewis

50

0

Livingston

201

0

Madison

486

2

Monroe

5,876

19

Montgomery

223

4

Nassau

46,154

102

Niagara

1,714

7

NYC

239,798

492

Oneida

2,373

4

Onondaga

4,201

16

Ontario

456

2

Orange

11,790

30

Orleans

323

1

Oswego

424

6

Otsego

325

1

Putnam

1,573

4

Rensselaer

896

1

Rockland

14,801

54

Saratoga

990

5

Schenectady

1,377

3

Schoharie

83

0

Schuyler

37

0

Seneca

105

0

St. Lawrence

315

1

Steuben

344

2

Suffolk

46,010

54

Sullivan

1,570

2

Tioga

222

0

Tompkins

394

4

Ulster

2,239

4

Warren

356

2

Washington

287

0

Wayne

309

3

Westchester

37,755

37

Wyoming

132

1

Yates

62

0

 

Yesterday, there were 2 deaths due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 25,425. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

 

Deaths by County of Residence

County

New Deaths

Erie

1

Queens

1

 

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