April 7, 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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4,526 Patient Hospitalizations Statewide

950 Patients in the ICU; 593 Intubated

Statewide Positivity Rate is 3.25%

59 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.

"The war against COVID is not yet won and I encourage all New Yorkers to continue practicing the guidelines we know stop COVID in its tracks: wearing a mask, washing your hands and social distancing," Governor Cuomo said. "Our vaccine rates are a testament to what can be accomplished when we work together toward a common goal. We must all fight against complacency and do our best to keep each other and ourselves safe. To be New York Tough means to be united and loving and in that same spirit, let's protect our neighbors and communities by following the health guidance."

Today's data is summarized briefly below:

  • Test Results Reported - 221,674
  • Total Positive - 7,213
  • Percent Positive - 3.25%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive - 3.48%
  • Patient Hospitalization - 4,526 (-7)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 616
  • Hospital Counties - 53
  • Number ICU - 950 (+13)
  • Number ICU with Intubation - 593 (+2)
  • Total Discharges - 165,404 (+566)
  • Deaths - 59
  • Total Deaths - 40,922

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

101

0.01%

33%

Central New York

57

0.01%

35%

Finger Lakes

177

0.01%

42%

Long Island

796

0.03%

35%

Mid-Hudson

514

0.02%

45%

Mohawk Valley

59

0.01%

40%

New York City

2,466

0.03%

33%

North Country

23

0.01%

57%

Southern Tier

76

0.01%

51%

Western New York

257

0.02%

39%

Statewide

4,526

0.02%

37%

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

237

191

18%

Central New York

262

177

34%

Finger Lakes

397

240

41%

Long Island

852

646

24%

Mid-Hudson

674

384

43%

Mohawk Valley

97

74

23%

New York City

2,577

1,996

24%

North Country

59

32

46%

Southern Tier

126

64

44%

Western New York

545

337

39%

Statewide

5,826

4,141

30%

Yesterday, 221,674 test results were reported to New York State, and 3.25 percent were positive. Each region's 7-day average percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

REGION

SUNDAY

MONDAY

TUESDAY

Capital Region

2.37%

2.27%

2.25%

Central New York

1.36%

1.32%

1.45%

Finger Lakes

2.65%

2.58%

2.69%

Long Island

4.37%

4.34%

4.27%

Mid-Hudson

4.63%

4.63%

4.34%

Mohawk Valley

1.64%

1.61%

1.61%

New York City

4.22%

4.24%

4.11%

North Country

1.64%

1.68%

1.79%

Southern Tier

0.76%

0.77%

0.72%

Western New York

4.72%

4.56%

4.72%

Statewide

3.57%

3.57%

3.48%

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

BOROUGH

SUNDAY

MONDAY

TUESDAY

Bronx

4.45%

4.31%

4.48%

Brooklyn

4.26%

4.34%

4.52%

Manhattan

2.66%

2.52%

2.62%

Queens

4.79%

4.66%

4.71%

Staten Island

4.96%

4.87%

4.97%

Of the 1,909,964 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

County

Total Positive

New Positive

Albany

23,011

46

Allegany

3,084

8

Broome

16,881

39

Cattaraugus

4,923

20

Cayuga

5,698

17

Chautauqua

8,077

18

Chemung

6,938

14

Chenango

2,912

12

Clinton

4,342

23

Columbia

3,747

10

Cortland

3,457

4

Delaware

2,040

12

Dutchess

26,899

123

Erie

77,089

424

Essex

1,469

3

Franklin

2,345

4

Fulton

3,879

19

Genesee

4,891

13

Greene

3,025

9

Hamilton

294

0

Herkimer

4,824

10

Jefferson

5,305

16

Lewis

2,371

6

Livingston

3,863

7

Madison

4,173

12

Monroe

58,139

228

Montgomery

3,711

12

Nassau

171,738

553

Niagara

17,156

80

NYC

857,266

3,467

Oneida

21,021

38

Onondaga

34,868

95

Ontario

6,519

29

Orange

44,565

195

Orleans

2,650

9

Oswego

6,758

30

Otsego

3,030

23

Putnam

9,835

49

Rensselaer

10,285

37

Rockland

44,503

119

Saratoga

13,826

74

Schenectady

12,046

48

Schoharie

1,462

9

Schuyler

963

6

Seneca

1,814

3

St. Lawrence

6,022

14

Steuben

6,062

13

Suffolk

187,149

662

Sullivan

5,782

49

Tioga

3,232

19

Tompkins

3,965

9

Ulster

12,437

59

Warren

3,260

9

Washington

2,755

16

Wayne

4,982

25

Westchester

122,412

346

Wyoming

3,145

17

Yates

1,069

2

Yesterday, 59 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 40,922. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

Deaths by County of Residence

County

New Deaths

Bronx

9

Chemung

1

Delaware

1

Dutchess

2

Erie

3

Greene

1

Kings

11

Manhattan

4

Nassau

5

Oneida

1

Putnam

1

Queens

5

Richmond

4

Rockland

3

Steuben

1

Suffolk

6

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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