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

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42,673 vaccine doses administered over last 24 hours.

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NYS Governor Kathy Hochul (Left).

Photo by: Darren McGee/Office of the Governor

Governor Kathy Hochul today updated New Yorkers on the state's progress combating COVID-19.
 
"New York State continues to battle COVID-19, and it's vital that we address the Delta variant by getting as many people vaccinated as we possibly can," Governor Hochul said. "To everyone eligible who has not yet received their shot—join the millions of New Yorkers who've gotten vaccinated and keep your friends and neighbors safe. Vaccines are available at a variety of convenient sites across the state and the shot is safe, so get it today."
 
Today's data is summarized briefly below:
 
  • Test Results Reported - 148,145
  • Total Positive - 4,495
  • Percent Positive - 3.03%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive - 3.31%
  • Patient Hospitalization - 2,281 (-78)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 273
  • Patients in ICU - 516 (-16)
  • Patients in ICU with Intubation - 259 (-1)
  • Total Discharges - 194,253 (+323)
  • New deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS - 27
  • Total deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS - 43,724

 

The Health Electronic Response Data System is a NYS DOH data source that collects confirmed daily death data as reported by hospitals, nursing homes and adult care facilities only.
 
  • Total deaths reported to and compiled by the CDC - 55,654
 
This daily COVID-19 provisional death certificate data reported by NYS DOH and NYC to the CDC includes those who died in any location, including hospitals, nursing homes, adult care facilities, at home, in hospice and other settings.
 
  • Total vaccine doses administered - 23,963,992
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 24 hours - 42,673
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 7 days - 380,573
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose - 77.9%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series - 70.5%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) - 80.5%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series (CDC) - 72.3%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose - 65.7%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series - 59.2%Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) - 68.0%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series (CDC) - 60.7%
 
Yesterday, 4,495 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 2,285,778. Yesterday, 27 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 43,724.