January 19, 2021
Albany, NY

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

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Governor Cuomo Updates New Yorkers on State's Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic
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9,236 Patient Hospitalizations Statewide

1,614 Patients in the ICU; 1,049 Intubated

Statewide Positivity Rate is 7.06%

167 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.

"On the eve of a new federal administration, New York is encouraged by the accelerated progress we are confident we will make in the coming months on the COVID front," Governor Cuomo said. "We are seeing new strains of the virus from the UK, South Africa and Brazil that could spark a second wave. New York has used our experience from the spring to prepare our hospitals and our residents as we continue to fight this invisible enemy. As we prepare for better days, I encourage all New Yorkers to remain New York Tough: wear a mask, social distance and avoid large gatherings."

Today's data is summarized briefly below:

  • Test Results Reported - 177,269
  • Total Positive - 12,512
  • Percent Positive - 7.06%
  • Patient Hospitalization - 9,236 (+368)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 922
  • Hospital Counties - 56
  • Number ICU - 1,614 (+91)
  • Number ICU with Intubation - 1,049 (+52)
  • Total Discharges - 117,052 (+550)
  • Deaths - 167
  • Total Deaths - 33,224

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

552

0.05%

25%

Central New York

317

0.04%

29%

Finger Lakes

778

0.06%

34%

Long Island

1,701

0.06%

28%

Mid-Hudson

1,061

0.05%

40%

Mohawk Valley

303

0.06%

25%

New York City

3,658

0.04%

31%

North Country

112

0.03%

50%

Southern Tier

248

0.04%

41%

Western New York

506

0.04%

32%

Statewide

9,236

0.05%

32%

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

262

208

19%

Central New York

262

169

29%

Finger Lakes

397

313

22%

Long Island

852

678

23%

Mid-Hudson

684

422

37%

Mohawk Valley

133

103

24%

New York City

2,524

1,922

23%

North Country

63

46

33%

Southern Tier

125

82

37%

Western New York

545

327

37%

NYS TOTAL

5,847

4,270

27%

Yesterday, 177,269 test results were reported to New York State, and 7.06 percent were positive. Each region's 7-day average percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

REGION

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

MONDAY

Capital Region

7.59%

7.45%

7.16%

Central New York

5.85%

5.84%

5.80%

Finger Lakes

6.96%

6.87%

6.62%

Long Island

7.81%

7.84%

7.68%

Mid-Hudson

7.37%

7.25%

7.13%

Mohawk Valley

8.22%

7.78%

7.85%

New York City

5.69%

5.73%

5.66%

North Country

7.34%

7.38%

7.49%

Southern Tier

3.78%

3.71%

3.73%

Western New York

6.48%

6.46%

6.55%

Statewide

6.45%

6.42%

6.34%

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

BOROUGH

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

MONDAY

Bronx

7.25%

7.07%

7.17%

Brooklyn

5.92%

5.76%

5.69%

Manhattan

3.71%

3.48%

3.37%

Queens

6.33%

6.14%

6.04%

Staten Island

6.20%

6.11%

5.98%

Of the 1,258,087 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

County

Total Positive

New Positive

Albany

16,343

175

Allegany

2,366

19

Broome

11,108

127

Cattaraugus

3,400

27

Cayuga

4,432

60

Chautauqua

5,601

60

Chemung

5,603

36

Chenango

1,758

8

Clinton

2,180

51

Columbia

2,495

63

Cortland

2,642

14

Delaware

1,009

9

Dutchess

16,757

216

Erie

52,228

510

Essex

980

8

Franklin

1,147

18

Fulton

2,113

43

Genesee

3,664

13

Greene

2,058

33

Hamilton

146

0

Herkimer

3,603

42

Jefferson

3,214

69

Lewis

1,495

36

Livingston

2,704

27

Madison

3,149

41

Monroe

44,318

311

Montgomery

2,230

33

Nassau

114,969

1,157

Niagara

12,143

210

NYC

531,007

5,350

Oneida

16,811

151

Onondaga

27,755

263

Ontario

4,730

36

Orange

28,848

274

Orleans

1,919

11

Oswego

4,914

42

Otsego

1,671

25

Putnam

6,521

74

Rensselaer

6,874

102

Rockland

31,884

216

Saratoga

9,267

127

Schenectady

8,660

73

Schoharie

897

8

Schuyler

716

2

Seneca

1,232

14

St. Lawrence

3,630

83

Steuben

4,595

35

Suffolk

128,580

1,293

Sullivan

3,841

43

Tioga

2,206

15

Tompkins

2,657

16

Ulster

7,745

103

Warren

2,062

17

Washington

1,502

29

Wayne

3,688

42

Westchester

85,020

600

Wyoming

2,174

39

Yates

826

13

Yesterday, 167 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 33,224. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

Deaths by County of Residence

County

New Deaths

Albany

2

Bronx

8

Broome

4

Cayuga

1

Chautauqua

7

Chenango

1

Columbia

2

Dutchess

8

Erie

10

Essex

1

Fulton

1

Genesee

1

Greene

1

Herkimer

1

Jefferson

1

Kings

18

Manhattan

6

Monroe

9

Montgomery

1

Nassau

12

Niagara

3

Oneida

7

Onondaga

3

Orange

1

Orleans

1

Oswego

3

Queens

17

Rockland

2

Saratoga

2

Schenectady

3

St. Lawrence

1

Suffolk

14

Ulster

1

Warren

2

Wayne

1

Westchester

9

Wyoming

1

Yates

1

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