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Governor Cuomo Updates New Yorkers on State's Progress Combating COVID-19

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"Our metrics continue to show steady progress toward slaying this COVID beast," Cuomo said.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Photo by: Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Governor Cuomo

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state's progress combating COVID-19.  
 
"Our metrics continue to show steady progress toward slaying this COVID beast, and we have our health care heroes and everyday New Yorker who made sacrifices throughout the course of the pandemic to thank for it," Governor Cuomo said. "The vaccine remains our most effective weapon in this ongoing fight, which is why we continue to target areas that have a lower vaccination rate and focus our resources there. If you still need to get your shot, I urge you to do so quickly at a vaccination site near you."   
   
Today's data is summarized briefly below:  
 
  • Test Results Reported - 65,049
  • Total Positive - 666
  • Percent Positive - 1.02%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive - 0.84%
  • Patient Hospitalization - 339 (-3)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 55
  • Patients in ICU - 74 (+1)
  • Patients in ICU with Intubation - 34 (-3)
  • Total Discharges - 185,414 (+63)
  • Deaths - 1
  • Total Deaths - 43,010
  • Total vaccine doses administered - 21,556,403
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 24 hours - 31,484
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 7 days - 237,297
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose - 70.4%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series - 65.1%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) - 73.1%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series (CDC) - 66.6%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose - 58.6%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series - 53.9%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) - 60.9%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series (CDC) - 55.2% 
 
Yesterday, 666 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 2,103,231. Yesterday, 1 New Yorker died due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 43,010.
 
All New York State mass vaccination sites are 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.