Gov. Cuomo Sept. 5 update

0.80 Percent of Yesterday’s COVID-19 Tests were Positive; 29th Straight Day with COVID-19 Infection Rate Below One Percent

2 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday

SLA and State Police Task Force Visits 1,441 Establishments; Observes 14 Establishments Not in Compliance

Confirms 801 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State – Bringing Statewide Total to 438,772; New Cases in 41 Counties

ALBANY, NY — 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 went from one of the worst situations in the country to one of the best: Our state has gone 29 straight days with an infection rate remaining below one percent,” Governor Cuomo said. “Overall, our numbers continue to be good news – our progress proves that this virus responds to science, not politics. But we cannot go backwards. As we celebrate this Labor Day Weekend, we must all continue to wear our masks, socially distance, wash our hands and stay New York Tough.”

Yesterday, the State Liquor Authority and State Police Task Force visited 1,441 establishments in New York City and Long Island and observed 14 establishments that were not in compliance with state requirements. A county breakdown of yesterday’s observed violations is below:

  • Bronx – 2

  • Brooklyn – 1

  • Manhattan – 4

  • Queens – 5

  • Suffolk – 2

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Patient Hospitalization – 425 (-3)

  • Patients Newly Admitted – 67

  • Hospital Counties – 31

  • Number ICU – 115 (-1)

  • Number ICU with Intubation – 61 (+0)

  • Total Discharges – 75,366 (+59)

  • Deaths – 2

  • Total Deaths – 25,350

Of the 99,761 test results reported to New York State yesterday, 801, or 0.80 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

0.8%

1.1%

0.5%

Central New York

0.6%

0.6%

0.7%

Finger Lakes

0.9%

0.8%

0.6%

Long Island

1.1%

1.4%

1.5%

Mid-Hudson

1.2%

1.0%

1.1%

Mohawk Valley

1.0%

1.5%

0.7%

New York City

0.8%

0.7%

0.7%

North Country

1.2%

0.4%

0.2%

Southern Tier

1.7%

0.8%

0.2%

Western New York

1.8%

1.6%

1.2%

 The Governor also confirmed 801 additional cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 438,772 confirmed cases in New York State. Of the 438,772 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

 

County

Total Positive

New Positive

Albany

2,823

4

Allegany

92

2

Broome

1,350

8

Cattaraugus

227

4

Cayuga

182

1

Chautauqua

471

7

Chemung

206

0

Chenango

233

2

Clinton

152

0

Columbia

575

1

Cortland

102

0

Delaware

123

2

Dutchess

4,914

12

Erie

10,212

56

Essex

147

2

Franklin

59

0

Fulton

312

0

Genesee

300

0

Greene

313

0

Hamilton

14

0

Herkimer

306

0

Jefferson

154

0

Lewis

49

0

Livingston

188

0

Madison

474

0

Monroe

5,551

22

Montgomery

214

2

Nassau

45,115

107

Niagara

1,643

5

NYC

235,714

279

Oneida

2,298

3

Onondaga

3,964

17

Ontario

401

3

Orange

11,504

17

Orleans

310

3

Oswego

325

11

Otsego

249

14

Putnam

1,528

5

Rensselaer

858

4

Rockland

14,382

24

Saratoga

877

9

Schenectady

1,299

1

Schoharie

72

1

Schuyler

27

0

Seneca

102

0

St. Lawrence

293

2

Steuben

319

0

Suffolk

45,200

98

Sullivan

1,543

3

Tioga

211

0

Tompkins

321

13

Ulster

2,199

3

Warren

325

1

Washington

269

0

Wayne

288

0

Westchester

37,205

53

Wyoming

126

0

Yates

62

0

 

 

Yesterday, there were 2 deaths due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 25,350. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

 

Deaths by County of Residence

County

New Deaths

Kings

1

Suffolk

1