Five months since first confirmed Covid-19 case in New York City, Governor Cuomo announces most tests ever in state

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Five months since the first confirmed COVID-19 case in New York City, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the state performed 82,737 COVID-19 tests yesterday – the highest number ever in only one day in the state. 0.91 percent of these test results were positive. The governor also briefed New Yorkers on the state’s progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The number of new cases, the percentage of positive tests, and many other useful data points are always available at forward.ny.gov.“Today, five months have passed since our first case, and yesterday we reached a record number of tests – 82,737 – the highest number of tests ever performed in a single day in this state, with 0.91 % of positive results, ”Governor Cuomo said. . “Our future depends on what we do, and social distancing, wearing masks and washing hands are useful and effective tools in the fight against this virus. New Yorkers should continue to practice these basic behaviors, and local governments should follow state guidelines. This is what it means to be New York Tough. ”

Governor Cuomo also announced that the State Liquor Authority and the State Police Task Force visited and observed 1,103 establishments in New York and Long Island last night and found violations at 41 establishments, or 4%.

Today’s data is briefly summarized below:

  • Hospitalization of patients – 581 (+5)
  • Newly admitted patients – 92
  • Hospital counties – 30
  • ICU number – 147 (+7)
  • ICU number with intubation – 72 (+2)
  • Total landfills – 73,134 (+79)
  • Death – 4
  • Total number of deaths – 25,164

Of the 82,737 tests performed yesterday in New York state, 753, or 0.91%, were positive. The percentage of positive tests for each region in the past three days is as follows:

REGION

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Capital region

2,1%

1,1%

1,1%

New York Center

1,1%

0,5%

0,7%

Finger Lakes

0,6%

0,7%

0,9%

Long Island

1,2%

0,9%

1,1%

Mid-Hudson

1,3%

0,9%

1,0%

Mohawk Valley

0,9%

1,0%

1,1%

New York City

1,0%

0,9%

0,8%

Northern country

0,3%

0,5%

0,2%

South level

0,7%

0,6%

0,8%

Western New York

0,5%

1,6%

1,1%

The governor also confirmed an additional 753 cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 415,767 confirmed cases in New York state. Of the 415,767 people in total who tested positive for the virus, the geographic distribution is as follows:

County

Positive total

New positive

Albany

2 515

12

Allegany

74

0

Broome

1 048

11

Cattaraugus

158

0

Cayuga

144

1

Chautauqua

231

3

Chemung

163

0

Chenango

209

2

Clinton

127

1

Columbia

519

3

Cortland

91

0

Delaware

103

1

Hollandaise

4 504

14

Erie

8 548

56

Essex

55

0

Franklin

50

0

Fulton

282

7

Genesee

272

2

Greene

289

0

Hamilton

7

0

Herkimer

240

1

Jefferson

130

1

Lewis

34

0

Livingston

166

1

Madison

399

1

Monroe

4 742

32

Montgomery

155

1

Nassau

43 271

68

Niagara

1 444

4

NYC

225 460

312

Oneida

2 081

11

Onondaga

3 477

13

Ontario

349

0

Orange

11 088

6

Orléans

295

2

Oswego

244

3

Otsego

112

0

Putnam

1 425

4

Rensselaer

734

dix

Rockland

13 880

16

Saratoga

726

11

Schenectady

1 032

9

Schoharie

68

0

Schuyler

22

1

Seneca

85

1

Saint Laurent

261

1

Steuben

290

0

Suffolk

43 300

76

Sullivan

1 483

3

Tioga

188

1

Tompkins

230

2

Ulster

2 026

5

Warren

300

0

Washington

255

1

Wayne

245

0

Westchester

35 974

41

Wyoming

112

0

Yates

55

2

Yesterday there were 4 deaths from COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 25,164. The geographical distribution is as follows, by county of residence:

Deaths by county of residence

County

New deaths

Albany

1

Bronx

1

Jefferson

1

Onondaga

1

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