March 25, 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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4,600 Patient Hospitalizations Statewide

931 Patients in the ICU; 583 Intubated 

Statewide Positivity Rate is 3.01%

45 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.

"While New Yorkers have made incredible progress, we must remain vigilant in light of the variants that pose a threat to our progress," Governor Cuomo said. "Our vaccination rates increase every day, showing a monumental step in the right direction, but we should all continue to practice the actions we know stop the spread of COVID: wear a mask, social distance and wash your hands. We've made it this far remaining New York Tough and until the day this war is won, we must all continue to be strong, smart and disciplined."

Today's data is summarized briefly below:

  • Test Results Reported - 268,276
  • Total Positive - 8,081
  • Percent Positive - 3.01%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive - 3.37%
  • Patient Hospitalization - 4,600 (-41)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 610
  • Hospital Counties - 48
  • Number ICU - 931 (+13)
  • Number ICU with Intubation - 583 (-13)
  • Total Discharges - 158,748 (+575)
  • Deaths - 45
  • Total Deaths - 40,141

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

107

0.01%

32%

Central New York

39

0.01%

32%

Finger Lakes

119

0.01%

42%

Long Island

806

0.03%

33%

Mid-Hudson

549

0.02%

43%

Mohawk Valley

51

0.01%

39%

New York City

2,670

0.03%

31%

North Country

15

0.00%

57%

Southern Tier

76

0.01%

49%

Western New York

168

0.01%

39%

Statewide

4,600

0.02%

35%

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

238

196

21%

Central New York

262

176

31%

Finger Lakes

397

251

39%

Long Island

846

670

22%

Mid-Hudson

683

408

41%

Mohawk Valley

97

72

26%

New York City

2,596

2,025

22%

North Country

61

36

51%

Southern Tier

126

73

44%

Western New York

545

311

44%

Statewide

5,851

4,218

29%

Yesterday, 268,276 test results were reported to New York State, and 3.01 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

2.04%

2.13%

2.18%

Central New York

0.95%

0.93%

0.91%

Finger Lakes

1.80%

1.86%

1.89%

Long Island

4.37%

4.38%

4.41%

Mid-Hudson

4.69%

4.76%

4.74%

Mohawk Valley

1.86%

1.84%

1.73%

New York City

4.08%

4.14%

4.18%

North Country

1.52%

1.44%

1.31%

Southern Tier

0.65%

0.64%

0.64%

Western New York

2.48%

2.51%

2.78%

Statewide

3.33%

3.34%

3.37%

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

4.43%

4.51%

4.69%

Brooklyn

4.03%

4.33%

4.39%

Manhattan

2.51%

2.60%

2.86%

Queens

4.46%

4.81%

5.03%

Staten Island

4.29%

4.75%

4.84%

Of the 1,809,837 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows: 

County

Total Positive

New Positive

Albany

22,214

73

Allegany

2,995

6

Broome

16,295

41

Cattaraugus

4,699

16

Cayuga

5,557

12

Chautauqua

7,792

36

Chemung

6,705

29

Chenango

2,700

14

Clinton

4,061

6

Columbia

3,623

9

Cortland

3,363

7

Delaware

1,834

17

Dutchess

25,282

150

Erie

71,439

389

Essex

1,420

2

Franklin

2,270

8

Fulton

3,680

16

Genesee

4,709

24

Greene

2,896

12

Hamilton

292

1

Herkimer

4,727

3

Jefferson

5,153

18

Lewis

2,242

9

Livingston

3,756

12

Madison

4,029

12

Monroe

55,674

213

Montgomery

3,470

22

Nassau

163,785

701

Niagara

16,186

56

NYC

807,473

4,033

Oneida

20,604

35

Onondaga

33,805

69

Ontario

6,210

21

Orange

41,825

198

Orleans

2,559

4

Oswego

6,484

25

Otsego

2,787

12

Putnam

9,218

32

Rensselaer

9,777

38

Rockland

42,556

172

Saratoga

13,034

61

Schenectady

11,586

63

Schoharie

1,376

4

Schuyler

906

1

Seneca

1,768

8

St. Lawrence

5,865

8

Steuben

5,813

22

Suffolk

178,077

743

Sullivan

5,336

32

Tioga

3,055

15

Tompkins

3,777

20

Ulster

11,528

83

Warren

3,099

20

Washington

2,582

13

Wayne

4,742

19

Westchester

117,068

404

Wyoming

3,031

9

Yates

1,048

3

Yesterday, 45 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19 in New York State - the lowest one-day death toll since November 27, 2020 - bringing the total to 40,141. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

Deaths by County of Residence

County

New Deaths

Bronx

10

Erie

2

Kings

5

Manhattan

5

Montgomery

1

Nassau

3

Oneida

1

Onondaga

1

Orange

1

Otsego

1

Queens

9

Richmond

1

Rockland

1

Suffolk

3

Westchester

1

 

 

Contact the Governor’s Press Office

Contact us by phone:

Albany: (518) 474 - 8418
New York City: (212) 681 - 4640

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