Governor Cuomo Announces New York State 7-Day Average Positivity Rate is Lowest in the Nation

Written by Chris Boyle  |  09. June 2021

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has updated New Yorkers on the state's progress combatting COVID-19. Additionally, the Governor announced that beginning Friday, June 11, Citi Field will expand full capacity sections for vaccinated individuals to 90 percent of the stadium for New York Mets home games. In total, this would enable more than 32,000 to attend games.
"Over half of all New Yorkers have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. To think that at this point last year the vaccine was a dream on the horizon is staggering. I am proud to lead the people of this state who have gotten us to where we are," Governor Cuomo said. "New Yorkers are tough and together we have carried each other through this pandemic and we are ever closer to emerging into a better, safer, reimagined state. Those who have not yet received the vaccine should take advantage of ongoing programs and do so for the greater good of New York."
Today's data is summarized briefly below:
  • Test Results Reported - 71,019
  • Total Positive - 431
  • Percent Positive - 0.61%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive - 0.64%
  • Patient Hospitalization - 1,007 (-25)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 93Patients in ICU - 252 (-3)
  • Patients in ICU with Intubation - 136 (-2)
  • Total Discharges - 182,472 (+88)
  • Deaths - 11
  • Total Deaths - 42,734
  • Total vaccine doses administered - 19,149,539
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 24 hours - 68,355
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 7 days - 521,361
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose - 65.5%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series - 57.3%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose - 53.8%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series - 46.1%
Yesterday, 431 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 2,086,012.
Yesterday, 11 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 42,734.
All New York State mass vaccination sites are now open to eligible New Yorkers for walk-in vaccination on a first-come, first-serve basis. People who would prefer to schedule an appointment at a state-run mass vaccination site can do so on the Am I Eligible App or by calling 1-833-NYS-4-VAX. People may also contact their local health department, pharmacy, doctor or hospital to schedule appointments where vaccines are available, or visit vaccines.gov to find information on vaccine appointments near them.
Yesterday, 29,692 New Yorkers received their first vaccine dose, and 42,999 completed their vaccine series.

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