Governor Cuomo Announces Statewide Positivity is at Lowest Since November 25th

In February 11, 2021

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES STATEWIDE POSITIVITY IS 3.54%, LOWEST SINCE NOVEMBER 25  
   
7,342 Patient Hospitalizations Statewide – Lowest Since December 26

1,402 Patients in the ICU; 941 Intubated

Statewide 7-Day Average Positivity is 4.16% – Lowest Since December 1
 
34 Consecutive Days of Decline, Down 48% Since Early January Post-Holiday Peak
 
New York City 7-Day Average Positivity 4.95% – Lowest Since December 27; Down 23% Since Early January Post-Holiday Peak

122 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday

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

“Across the state, from hospitalizations to infection rate, our numbers are continuing to decline – a sign of hope to all and proof of the dedication New Yorkers have shown to defeating this beast,” Governor Cuomo said. “We are headed in the right direction, but we are not at the end of the tunnel yet. Until the day the war is won and everyone who wants one has the vaccine, we must continue to practice the guidelines we know work – washing your hands, wearing a mask and avoiding gatherings. I know we will remain New York Tough and see that day together.”

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Test Results Reported – 285,499
  • Total Positive – 10,099
  • Percent Positive – 3.54%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive – 4.16%
  • Patient Hospitalization – 7,342 (-251)
  • Net Change Patient Hospitalization Past Week – -625
  • Patients Newly Admitted – 819
  • Hospital Counties – 57
  • Number ICU – 1,402 (-21)
  • Number ICU with Intubation – 941 (-14)
  • Total Discharges – 135,657 (+915)
  • Deaths – 122
  • Total Deaths – 36,743

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
Capital Region 302 0.03% 28%
Central New York 159 0.02% 31%
Finger Lakes 345 0.03% 39%
Long Island 1,292 0.05% 30%
Mid-Hudson 808 0.03% 42%
Mohawk Valley 141 0.03% 30%
New York City 3,687 0.04% 30%
North Country 75 0.02% 52%
Southern Tier 199 0.03% 44%
Western New York 334 0.02% 34%
Statewide 7,342 0.04% 33%

 

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

Region Total ICU Beds in Region Total Occupied ICU Beds in Region Percent of ICU Beds Available in Region (7-day Avg)
Capital Region 241 211 16%
Central New York 262 183 28%
Finger Lakes 397 260 33%
Long Island 871 695 20%
Mid-Hudson 680 434 38%
Mohawk Valley 127 87 27%
New York City 2,597 2,137 20%
North Country 64 34 42%
Southern Tier 126 77 39%
Western New York 545 334 37%
Statewide 5,910 4,452 25%

 

Yesterday, 285,499 test results were reported to New York State, and 3.54 percent were positive. Each region’s 7-day average percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

REGION MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
Capital Region 3.40% 3.32% 3.03%
Central New York 1.87% 1.85% 1.79%
Finger Lakes 2.91% 2.82% 2.66%
Long Island 5.36% 5.29% 5.17%
Mid-Hudson 5.34% 5.28% 5.06%
Mohawk Valley 3.15% 2.88% 2.57%
New York City 5.13% 5.08% 4.95%
North Country 4.79% 4.45% 4.24%
Southern Tier 1.22% 1.15% 1.02%
Western New York 4.16% 4.04% 3.51%
Statewide 4.38% 4.31% 4.16%

 

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

BOROUGH MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY
Bronx 6.80% 6.74% 7.13%
Brooklyn 5.37% 5.35% 5.58%
Manhattan 3.20% 3.21% 3.31%
Queens 5.34% 5.14% 5.42%
Staten Island 4.99% 4.85% 5.04%

 

Of the 1,504,286 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

County Total Positive New Positive
Albany 19,748 93
Allegany 2,721 11
Broome 13,532 75
Cattaraugus 4,075 29
Cayuga 5,094 20
Chautauqua 6,940 31
Chemung 6,240 15
Chenango 2,285 19
Clinton 3,103 77
Columbia 3,178 16
Cortland 2,981 30
Delaware 1,321 20
Dutchess 20,477 129
Erie 60,736 388
Essex 1,202 5
Franklin 1,753 29
Fulton 2,917 33
Genesee 4,159 16
Greene 2,493 14
Hamilton 261 0
Herkimer 4,401 9
Jefferson 4,352 32
Lewis 1,891 13
Livingston 3,278 30
Madison 3,657 14
Monroe 50,080 205
Montgomery 2,906 15
Nassau 137,196 919
Niagara 14,557 90
NYC 645,210 5,193
Oneida 19,031 50
Onondaga 31,167 113
Ontario 5,446 28
Orange 34,057 148
Orleans 2,336 9
Oswego 5,710 22
Otsego 2,132 14
Putnam 7,746 47
Rensselaer 8,459 52
Rockland 36,247 186
Saratoga 11,212 44
Schenectady 10,320 37
Schoharie 1,089 2
Schuyler 837 7
Seneca 1,472 7
St. Lawrence 4,833 36
Steuben 5,303 18
Suffolk 151,793 828
Sullivan 4,444 20
Tioga 2,631 9
Tompkins 3,274 27
Ulster 9,345 69
Warren 2,654 24
Washington 2,110 16
Wayne 4,273 22
Westchester 99,984 675
Wyoming 2,643 17
Yates 994 2

 

Yesterday, 122 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 36,743. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

Deaths by County of Residence
County New Deaths
Bronx 8
Broome 1
Cayuga 1
Chautauqua 2
Dutchess 3
Erie 6
Fulton 1
Genesee 1
Herkimer 1
Kings 22
Manhattan 9
Monroe 6
Montgomery 1
Nassau 9
Niagara 2
Oneida 5
Onondaga 1
Orange 1
Otsego 1
Queens 14
Richmond 1
Rockland 2
Saratoga 1
Schenectady 2
St. Lawrence 1
Suffolk 11
Washington 3
Westchester 6

 

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