October 1, 2020
Albany, NY

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

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Top 20 Hotspot ZIP Codes Have 6.5 Percent Positivity Rate

 

Statewide Positivity Excluding Hotspot ZIP Codes is 0.98 Percent; 1.27 Percent with Hotspot ZIP Codes Included

 

11 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday

 

SLA and State Police Task Force Visits 1,065 Establishments; Observes 7 Establishments Not in Compliance

 

Confirms 1,382 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State - Bringing Statewide Total to 460,031; New Cases in 45 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.

 

"These twenty hotspot zip codes require attention and action, because they are not hermetically sealed and a cluster today can become community spread tomorrow. It's no longer about public education, it's about enforcement -- I don't think there has been a public health topic that has been more exhaustively communicated in my lifetime than wearing a mask," Governor Cuomo said. "We are in this situation partially because the local governments have not been conducting enforcement. Enforcement works. If you speed in your car, you get a ticket. If someone is not wearing a mask, they deserve a fine. If local governments do not want to be responsible for enforcement, assign personnel to the state and I will do it."

 

New York State continues to track clusters with a particular focus on the top 20 ZIP codes in which there have been hotspots. Within the 20 hotspot ZIP codes, the average rate of positive tests is 6.5 percent. The rate of positive tests for the remainder of New York State, not counting the top 20 ZIP codes, is 0.98 percent. The rate of positive tests for all of New York State, including the top 20 ZIP codes, is 1.27 percent. These 20 ZIP codes contained 26 percent of all positive cases in New York State yesterday, but represent only 6 percent of the state's population.

 

ZIP codes that have seen high positivity rates in the past days will be subject of focused testing efforts including access to rapid testing machines. These ZIP codes include:

 

COUNTY

ZIP

% POSITIVE RATE - 9/30

POSITIVE % - 3 DAY AVG

POSITIVE % - 7 DAY AVG

Orange

10950

17%

15%

18%

Rockland

10952

14%

14%

16%

Rockland

10977

15%

13%

14%

Kings

11223

8%

7%

6%

Kings

11230

7%

6%

6%

Kings

11210

7%

5%

6%

Kings

11219

3%

4%

6%

Kings

11204

2%

4%

6%

Kings

11229

5%

4%

4%

Queens

11367

4%

2%

4%

Rockland

10956

4%

3%

3%

Queens

11374

1%

3%

3%

Queens

11691

4%

4%

3%

Kings

11235

4%

3%

3%

Westchester

10573

8%

3%

3%

Bronx

10468

3%

3%

3%

Kings

11218

3%

3%

2%

Kings

11234

3%

3%

2%

Nassau

11590

2%

1%

2%

Richmond

10305

2%

1%

2%

 

Yesterday, the State Liquor Authority and State Police Task Force visited 1,065 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 - 2
  • Manhattan - 1
  • Suffolk - 4

 

Today's data is summarized briefly below:

 

  • Patient Hospitalization - 612 (+7)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 93
  • Hospital Counties - 38
  • Number ICU - 141 (-3)
  • Number ICU with Intubation - 63 (-4)
  • Total Discharges - 76,834 (+80)
  • Deaths - 11
  • Total Deaths - 25,490

 

Of the 109,218 test results reported to New York State yesterday, 1,382, or 1.27 percent, were positive. Each region's percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

 

REGION

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

Capital Region

0.9%

0.5%

0.5%

Central New York

1.7%

0.4%

1.0%

Finger Lakes

0.9%

0.3%

0.7%

Long Island

1.2%

1.3%

1.0%

Mid-Hudson

2.0%

2.4%

2.8%

Mohawk Valley

0.8%

0.3%

0.8%

New York City

1.3%

1.2%

1.3%

North Country

0.2%

0.2%

0.1%

Southern Tier

1.9%

0.6%

1.0%

Western New York

1.3%

1.1%

1.7%

 

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

 

BOROUGH

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

Bronx

1.0%

1.1%

1.3%

Brooklyn

1.7%

1.8%

1.9%

Manhattan

0.7%

0.6%

0.7%

Queens

1.5%

1.2%

1.3%

Staten Island

1.6%

2.2%

1.6%

 

The Governor also confirmed 1,382 additional cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 460,031 confirmed cases in New York State. Of the 460,031 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

 

County

Total Positive

New Positive

Albany

3,133

13

Allegany

119

5

Broome

1,729

56

Cattaraugus

279

3

Cayuga

221

1

Chautauqua

602

12

Chemung

560

50

Chenango

253

0

Clinton

162

0

Columbia

595

0

Cortland

195

11

Delaware

137

1

Dutchess

5,148

11

Erie

11,574

74

Essex

169

0

Franklin

66

0

Fulton

339

0

Genesee

335

5

Greene

328

3

Hamilton

15

0

Herkimer

340

2

Jefferson

172

0

Lewis

50

0

Livingston

208

0

Madison

498

1

Monroe

6,121

36

Montgomery

235

0

Nassau

46,929

72

Niagara

1,799

11

NYC

244,574

533

Oneida

2,460

24

Onondaga

4,456

32

Ontario

481

6

Orange

12,199

56

Orleans

336

0

Oswego

506

3

Otsego

342

1

Putnam

1,629

12

Rensselaer

923

4

Rockland

15,636

184

Saratoga

1,073

7

Schenectady

1,417

7

Schoharie

85

0

Schuyler

47

4

Seneca

108

1

St. Lawrence

330

3

Steuben

464

11

Suffolk

46,563

46

Sullivan

1,607

3

Tioga

256

7

Tompkins

426

5

Ulster

2,282

2

Warren

391

0

Washington

302

0

Wayne

326

3

Westchester

38,300

61

Wyoming

137

0

Yates

64

0

 

Yesterday, there were 11 deaths due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 25,490. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

 

Deaths by County of Residence

County

New Deaths

Bronx

4

Dutchess

1

Erie

2

Nassau

1

Queens

2

Tioga

1

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