November 8, 2020
Albany, NY

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

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state's progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

 

The positive testing rate in all focus areas under the state's micro-cluster strategy is 3.72 percent, and outside the focus zone areas is 2.23 percent. Within the focus areas, 11,672 test results were reported yesterday, yielding 435 positives. In the remainder of the state, not counting these focus areas, 133,970 test results were reported, yielding 2,993 positives. Full results for tests reported yesterday, the day prior, the current 7-day rolling average, and last two weeks is

below:

 

FOCUS ZONE

10/18- 10/24 % Positive

10/25- 10/31 % Positive

Current 7-day rolling average

Day Prior (11/6) % Positive

Yesterday (11/7) % Positive

Brooklyn red-zone focus area % positive

4.15%

4.78%

3.33%

4.64%

5.39%

Queens Kew Garden Hills/Forest Hills yellow-zone focus area % positive

2.40%

2.65%

2.96%

3.17%

3.73%

Rockland orange-zone focus area % positive

3.65%

4.08%

2.96%

2.49%

2.43%

Orange yellow-zone focus area % positive

2.64%

2.37%

1.96%

1.04%

1.47%

Broome yellow-zone focus area % positive

6.39%

6.00%

4.13%

3.52%

3.05%

Steuben yellow-zone focus area % positive

4.42%

4.99%

3.21%

3.63%

2.44%

Chemung orange-zone focus area % positive

8.36%

5.52%

6.45%

6.29%

2.95%

Westchester yellow-zone focus area % positive

4.25%

6.23%

7.53%

8.00%

8.33%

All focus area statewide % positive

3.58%

3.57%

3.43%

4.22%

3.72%

Statewide % positive with all focus areas included

1.31%

1.54%

1.95%

2.19%

2.35%

Statewide % positive without all focus areas included

1.06%

1.34%

1.81%

2.01%

2.23%

Today's data is summarized briefly below:

  • Patient Hospitalization - 1,396 (+15)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 185 
  • Hospital Counties - 46
  • Number ICU - 295 (-13)
  • Number ICU with Intubation - 131 (-7)
  • Total Discharges - 80,646 (+152)
  • Deaths - 18
  • Total Deaths - 25,947

   

Each region's percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

REGION 

THURSDAY 

FRIDAY 

SATURDAY

Capital Region 

1.7%

1.7%

1.1%

Central New York 

2.5%

2.6%

2.6%

Finger Lakes 

3.2%

3.2%

3.5%

Long Island 

1.9%

2.5%

2.6%

Mid-Hudson 

2.5%

2.5%

2.8%

Mohawk Valley 

1.2%

1.5%

1.1%

New York City 

1.9%

1.8%

2.2%

North Country 

1.4%

1.6%

1.7%

Southern Tier 

1.0%

1.2%

1.3%

Western New York 

3.3%

4.3%

4.8%

 

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

BOROUGH 

THURSDAY 

FRIDAY 

SATURDAY

Bronx 

2.2%

2.0%

3.2%

Brooklyn 

2.0%

1.8%

1.9%

Manhattan 

1.0%

1.3%

1.7%

Queens 

2.0%

2.1%

2.3%

Staten Island 

3.5%

3.0%

2.9%

 

Of the 529,036 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

County

Total Positive

New Positive

Albany

4,049

25

Allegany

469

14

Broome

4,003

21

Cattaraugus

605

6

Cayuga

533

15

Chautauqua

1,114

11

Chemung

2,126

30

Chenango

460

5

Clinton

301

4

Columbia

801

12

Cortland

647

14

Delaware

238

11

Dutchess

5,790

51

Erie

14,988

271

Essex

216

0

Franklin

136

9

Fulton

373

1

Genesee

478

13

Greene

555

3

Hamilton

19

0

Herkimer

447

4

Jefferson

268

6

Lewis

180

7

Livingston

406

4

Madison

652

9

Monroe

8,824

208

Montgomery

296

1

Nassau

51,682

264

Niagara

2,354

41

NYC

271,219

1,391

Oneida

3,082

43

Onondaga

6,491

95

Ontario

822

28

Orange

14,369

68

Orleans

442

8

Oswego

758

24

Otsego

444

2

Putnam

1,948

11

Rensselaer

1,198

14

Rockland

18,910

56

Saratoga

1,541

21

Schenectady

1,716

15

Schoharie

122

1

Schuyler

183

5

Seneca

176

5

St. Lawrence

480

9

Steuben

1,225

25

Suffolk

50,728

259

Sullivan

1,894

3

Tioga

836

13

Tompkins

702

12

Ulster

2,626

19

Warren

483

3

Washington

380

0

Wayne

663

8

Westchester

42,179

225

Wyoming

246

3

Yates

163

2

 

Yesterday, 18 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 25,947. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

Deaths by County of Residence

County

New Deaths

Albany

1

Allegany

1

Bronx

2

Broome

1

Columbia

1

Erie

4

Kings

1

Nassau

1

Onondaga

1

Queens

3

Rockland

1

Westchester

1

 
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