September 20, 2020
Albany, NY

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

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0.86 of Yesterday's COVID-19 Tests were Positive

 

2 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday

 

SLA and State Police Task Force Visits 1,585 Establishments; Observes 7 Establishments Not in Compliance

 

Confirms 862 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State - Bringing Statewide Total to 449,900; New Cases in 47 Counties

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state's progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The number of new cases, percentage of tests that were positive and many other helpful data points are always available at forward.ny.gov

"Our numbers continue to look good, and our infection rate is again below one percent. Our progress is thanks to the hard work of New Yorkers who came together and rose to the occasion like no other community," Governor Cuomo said. "But this pandemic is far from over, and with flu season approaching it's especially critical we remain vigilant: wash your hands, wear a mask, socially distance, and above all, stay New York Tough."

Yesterday, the State Liquor Authority and State Police Task Force visited 1,585 establishments in New York City and Long Island and observed 7 establishments that were not in compliance with state requirements. A county breakdown of yesterday's observed violations is below: 

  • Bronx - 1
  • Brooklyn - 1
  • Manhattan - 1 
  • Nassau - 4

 

Today's data is summarized briefly below:

 

  • Patient Hospitalization - 468 (+1)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 72
  • Hospital Counties - 31
  • Number ICU - 132 (-12)
  • Number ICU with Intubation - 60 (+0)
  • Total Discharges - 76,179 (+78)
  • Deaths - 2
  • Total Deaths - 25,427

 

Of the 100,355 test results reported to New York State yesterday, 862, or 0.86 percent, were positive. Each region's percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

 

REGION

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

Capital Region

0.5%

0.8%

0.5%

Central New York

1.6%

0.5%

1.2%

Finger Lakes

0.4%

0.5%

0.4%

Long Island

0.9%

1.0%

0.9%

Mid-Hudson

1.4%

1.2%

1.0%

Mohawk Valley

0.4%

0.4%

0.4%

New York City

0.9%

1.1%

0.9%

North Country

0.4%

0.3%

0.5%

Southern Tier

0.4%

0.4%

0.4%

Western New York

1.2%

0.9%

1.6%

 

The Governor also confirmed 862 additional cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 449,900 confirmed cases in New York State. Of the 449,900 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

 

County

Total Positive

New Positive

Albany

3,016

10

Allegany

98

2

Broome

1,465

6

Cattaraugus

254

1

Cayuga

199

3

Chautauqua

537

1

Chemung

330

8

Chenango

248

0

Clinton

154

0

Columbia

581

1

Cortland

159

4

Delaware

130

0

Dutchess

5,059

6

Erie

10,999

82

Essex

160

2

Franklin

65

1

Fulton

332

0

Genesee

314

0

Greene

319

0

Hamilton

15

0

Herkimer

321

2

Jefferson

163

2

Lewis

50

0

Livingston

201

0

Madison

487

1

Monroe

5,894

18

Montgomery

227

4

Nassau

46,218

64

Niagara

1,724

10

NYC

240,196

398

Oneida

2,375

2

Onondaga

4,220

19

Ontario

461

5

Orange

11,812

22

Orleans

323

0

Oswego

447

23

Otsego

332

7

Putnam

1,574

1

Rensselaer

899

3

Rockland

14,823

22

Saratoga

998

8

Schenectady

1,380

3

Schoharie

83

0

Schuyler

38

1

Seneca

105

0

St. Lawrence

318

3

Steuben

350

6

Suffolk

46,061

51

Sullivan

1,571

1

Tioga

224

2

Tompkins

397

3

Ulster

2,242

3

Warren

360

4

Washington

287

0

Wayne

310

1

Westchester

37,801

46

Wyoming

132

0

Yates

62

0

 

Yesterday, there were 2 deaths due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 25,427. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

 

Deaths by County of Residence

County

New Deaths

Queens

1

Suffolk

1

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