August 14, 2020
Albany, NY

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

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0.85 Percent of Yesterday's COVID-19 Tests were Positive; Seventh Straight Day of Percentage Reported Positive Under 1 Percent

 

3 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday

 

SLA and State Police Task Force Observes Violations of State Requirements at 12 Establishments

 

Confirms 727 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State -Bringing Statewide Total to 424,167; New Cases in 43 Counties

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state's progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Yesterday, 87,900 test results—a new record high—were reported to New York State. The number of new cases, percentage of tests that were positive and many other helpful data points are always available at forward.ny.gov.

 

"On the numbers it's been extraordinary, so congratulations to New Yorkers because their actions created this result," Governor Cuomo said. "While the other states are seeing real trouble we are doing very well - we have to protect the progress from outside our borders and continue to enforce compliance within our state among establishments."

 

Yesterday, the State Liquor Authority and State Police Task Force visited 1,332 establishments in New York City and Long Island and observed 12 establishments that were not in compliance with state requirements. A county breakdown of yesterday's observed violations is below:

 

  • Brooklyn - 1
  • Manhattan - 4
  • Queens - 2
  • Nassau - 5

 

Today's data is summarized briefly below:

 

  • Patient Hospitalization - 554 (-1)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 86
  • Hospital Counties - 28
  • Number ICU - 127 (+3)
  • Number ICU with Intubation - 59 (+3)
  • Total Discharges - 73,997 (+90)
  • Deaths - 3
  • Total Deaths - 25,232

 

Of the 85,455 test results reported to New York State yesterday, 727 or 0.85 percent, were positive. Each region's percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

 

REGION

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

Capital Region

0.7%

0.7%

0.6%

Central New York

0.8%

1.0%

0.9%

Finger Lakes

0.7%

0.7%

0.8%

Long Island

0.9%

0.6%

0.8%

Mid-Hudson

1.0%

0.8%

0.9%

Mohawk Valley

0.5%

0.4%

0.6%

New York City

0.8%

1.0%

0.9%

North Country

0.1%

0.1%

0.3%

Southern Tier

0.3%

0.5%

0.6%

Western New York

0.5%

0.7%

0.7%

 

The Governor also confirmed 727 additional cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 424,167 confirmed cases in New York State. Of the 424,167 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

 

County

Total Positive

New Positive

Albany

2,639

3

Allegany

80

0

Broome

1,165

12

Cattaraugus

169

0

Cayuga

163

1

Chautauqua

260

0

Chemung

187

3

Chenango

218

0

Clinton

130

1

Columbia

551

1

Cortland

97

0

Delaware

107

0

Dutchess

4,655

15

Erie

9,064

31

Essex

57

1

Franklin

54

0

Fulton

303

3

Genesee

284

4

Greene

296

0

Hamilton

8

0

Herkimer

278

0

Jefferson

143

1

Lewis

47

0

Livingston

178

2

Madison

419

2

Monroe

5,122

43

Montgomery

181

2

Nassau

43,840

45

Niagara

1,524

6

NYC

229,534

367

Oneida

2,189

6

Onondaga

3,646

19

Ontario

366

1

Orange

11,217

7

Orleans

299

0

Oswego

264

6

Otsego

118

0

Putnam

1,457

2

Rensselaer

785

3

Rockland

13,981

8

Saratoga

782

8

Schenectady

1,092

8

Schoharie

69

0

Schuyler

22

0

Seneca

93

1

St. Lawrence

263

0

Steuben

303

2

Suffolk

44,045

58

Sullivan

1,491

0

Tioga

195

1

Tompkins

236

2

Ulster

2,086

5

Warren

312

0

Washington

260

0

Wayne

265

2

Westchester

36,402

45

Wyoming

118

0

Yates

58

0

 

Yesterday, there were 3 deaths due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 25,232. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

 

Deaths by County of Residence

County

New Deaths

Oneida

1

Onondaga

1

Queens

1

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