Governor Cuomo Updates New Yorkers on State’s Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

“As we near the light at the end of the COVID tunnel, it is imperative that we remain vigilant in our fight against the virus and continue to adhere to safety measures in place,” Governor Cuomo said. “New York was hit harder than any other state in the nation, but thanks to the hard work of New Yorkers, we are seeing a steady decline in our numbers. If you haven’t already, get vaccinated so we can continue to make progress toward a healthier, stronger New York for all.”

 

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

 Test Results Reported – 203,852

Total Positive – 2,068

Percent Positive – 1.01%

7-Day Average Percent Positive – 1.22%

Patient Hospitalization – 1,767 (-85)

Net Change Patient Hospitalization Past Week – -497

Patients Newly Admitted – 205

Number ICU – 415 (-18)

Number ICU with Intubation – 247 (-11)

Total Discharges – 179,337 (+239)

Deaths – 25

Total Deaths – 42,417

 

The regional hospital bed capacity and occupancy numbers, including the number of hospitalizations as a percent of the region’s population, is as follows:

 

  Region COVID Patients Currently in Hospital in Region COVID Patients as Percent of Region Population Percent of Hospital Beds Available Within 7 Days Under Surge Plan – 7 day average
Capital Region 74 0.01% 30%
Central New York 54 0.01% 32%
Finger Lakes 200 0.02% 40%
Long Island 247 0.01% 38%
Mid-Hudson 154 0.01% 48%
Mohawk Valley 32 0.01% 42%
New York City 750 0.01% 36%
North Country 10 0.00% 57%
Southern Tier 61 0.01% 52%
Western New York 185 0.01% 35%
Statewide 1,767 0.01% 38%

 

The regional ICU bed capacity and occupancy numbers are as follows:

 

Region Total ICU Bed in Region Total Occupied ICU Beds in Region Percent of ICU Beds Available in Region
Capital Region 244 204 16%
Central New York 233 167 28%
Finger Lakes 397 229 42%
Long Island 845 585 31%
Mid-Hudson 667 379 43%
Mohawk Valley 97 77 21%
New York City 2,503 1,873 25%
North Country 54 23 57%
Southern Tier 115 66 43%
Western New York 543 323 41%
Statewide 5,698 3,926 31%

 

 

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

 

Region Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Thursday, May 13, 2021
Capital Region 1.42% 1.47% 1.39%
Central New York 1.14% 1.17% 1.26%
Finger Lakes 2.78% 2.75% 2.79%
Long Island 1.16% 1.10% 1.07%
Mid-Hudson 1.23% 1.16% 1.08%
Mohawk Valley 1.49% 1.42% 1.31%
New York City 1.11% 1.07% 1.04%
North Country 2.00% 2.12% 1.96%
Southern Tier 0.60% 0.63% 0.64%
Western New York 2.30% 2.24% 2.16%
Statewide 1.28% 1.25% 1.22%

 

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 Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Thursday, May 13, 2021
Bronx 1.17% 1.13% 1.11%
Kings 1.23% 1.20% 1.16%
New York 0.70% 0.64% 0.64%
Queens 1.24% 1.19% 1.15%
Richmond 1.35% 1.30% 1.26%

 

Of the 2,065,533 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

 

County Total Positive New Positive
Albany 24,406 21
Allegany 3,417 19
Broome 18,328 28
Cattaraugus 5,574 15
Cayuga 6,197 20
Chautauqua 8,788 12
Chemung 7,533 17
Chenango 3,397 5
Clinton 4,789 5
Columbia 4,001 10
Cortland 3,750 22
Delaware 2,317 6
Dutchess 29,137 30
Erie 88,228 113
Essex 1,575 2
Franklin 2,517 1
Fulton 4,329 5
Genesee 5,340 7
Greene 3,360 6
Hamilton 307 0
Herkimer 5,099 5
Jefferson 5,903 19
Lewis 2,687 11
Livingston 4,358 22
Madison 4,465 7
Monroe 66,507 187
Montgomery 4,195 7
Nassau 182,139 112
Niagara 19,656 22
NYC 926,650 802
Oneida 22,222 19
Onondaga 37,973 72
Ontario 7,289 6
Orange 47,808 31
Orleans 3,048 5
Oswego 7,415 18
Otsego 3,395 5
Putnam 10,534 3
Rensselaer 11,089 17
Rockland 46,626 19
Saratoga 15,090 19
Schenectady 12,972 24
Schoharie 1,660 5
Schuyler 1,028 0
Seneca 1,979 2
St. Lawrence 6,493 13
Steuben 6,762 16
Suffolk 199,282 134
Sullivan 6,537 4
Tioga 3,679 8
Tompkins 4,230 9
Ulster 13,747 14
Warren 3,580 3
Washington 3,075 2
Wayne 5,636 14
Westchester 128,763 60
Wyoming 3,504 7
Yates 1,168 1

 

Yesterday, 25 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 42,417. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

 

 

Deaths by County of Residence
County New Deaths
Broome 1
Dutchess 1
Kings 6
Manhattan 4
Monroe 2
Nassau 1
Queens 4
Richmond 2
Schenectady 1
Suffolk 1
Tioga 1
Westchester 1

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