December 13, 2020
Albany, NY

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

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5,410 Patient Hospitalizations Statewide

 

1,009 Patients in the ICU; 567 Intubated

 

Statewide Positivity Rate is 4.96%

 

106 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday

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

"All the experts predicted cases would go up in the fall and winter, and that's exactly what's happening around the country," Governor Cuomo said. "The problem is the cold weather is driving people indoors which in turn is driving more spread. Contact tracing data shows the main driver of cases is household and small gatherings, so we have to adjust our behavior accordingly — avoid these types of gatherings, wear a mask, adhere to social distancing. The vaccine is coming and there is light at the end of this long tunnel, but we must remain vigilant until it is available widely. New Yorkers already proved we are smart and tough and loving and united and disciplined — we just need to keep it up a little longer."  

Today's data is summarized briefly below:

  • Test Results Reported - 205,250
  • Positive Test Results - 10,194
  • Positivity - 4.96 %
  • Patient Hospitalization - 5,410 (+51)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 746
  • Hospital Counties - 55
  • Number ICU - 1,009 (-20)
  • Number ICU with Intubation - 567 (+4)
  • Total Discharges - 91,366 (+619)
  • Deaths - 106
  • Total Deaths - 27,785

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 in Region (7-Day Avg)

Capital Region

253

0.02%

26%

Central New York

328

0.04%

24%

Finger Lakes

634

0.05%

25%

Long Island

871

0.03%

19%

Mid-Hudson

685

0.03%

26%

Mohawk Valley

194

0.04%

24%

New York City

1727

0.02%

19%

North Country

52

0.01%

46%

Southern Tier

146

0.02%

40%

Western New York

520

0.04%

26%

Statewide

5410

0.03%

22%

 

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

279

173

43%

Central New York

290

197

33%

Finger Lakes

403

268

47%

Long Island

835

567

28%

Mid-Hudson

741

385

49%

Mohawk Valley

128

101

23%

New York City

2341

1733

24%

North Country

73

32

52%

Southern Tier

129

84

33%

Western New York

516

288

47%

NYS TOTAL

5735

3828

34%

     

Yesterday, 205,250 test results were reported to New York State, and 4.96 percent were positive. Each region's 7-day average percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

  

REGION

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

Capital Region

5.45%

5.22%

5.62%

Central New York

6.61%

6.73%

7.22%

Finger Lakes

7.81%

8.04%

8.12%

Long Island

5.65%

5.58%

5.62%

Mid-Hudson

6.33%

6.10%

6.01%

Mohawk Valley

7.81%

7.98%

8.02%

New York City

4.03%

3.99%

4.01%

North Country

4.04%

4.23%

4.06%

Southern Tier

2.27%

2.20%

2.30%

Western New York

7.22%

6.84%

6.94%

Statewide

5.11%

5.03%

5.07%

 

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

  

BOROUGH

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

Bronx

4.67%

4.62%

4.54%

Brooklyn

3.99%

3.96%

4.00%

Manhattan

2.47%

2.51%

2.56%

Queens

4.58%

4.52%

4.57%

Staten Island

6.33%

6.06%

5.70%

 

Of the 775,160 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

  

County

Total Positive

New Positive

Albany

7,888

170

Allegany

1,395

18

Broome

6,460

70

Cattaraugus

1,762

40

Cayuga

1,544

56

Chautauqua

2,323

52

Chemung

3,743

42

Chenango

868

33

Clinton

657

30

Columbia

1,204

16

Cortland

1,478

44

Delaware

512

12

Dutchess

9,146

170

Erie

33,009

520

Essex

373

5

Franklin

443

11

Fulton

825

24

Genesee

1,602

72

Greene

870

12

Hamilton

68

0

Herkimer

1,163

46

Jefferson

1,010

48

Lewis

567

15

Livingston

1,111

34

Madison

1,572

67

Monroe

23,203

650

Montgomery

766

18

Nassau

70,475

839

Niagara

5,906

184

NYC

355,052

3,378

Oneida

7,844

237

Onondaga

15,182

410

Ontario

2,053

58

Orange

19,536

206

Orleans

860

22

Oswego

2,389

54

Otsego

882

24

Putnam

3,743

66

Rensselaer

2,569

92

Rockland

23,991

142

Saratoga

3,366

68

Schenectady

3,668

81

Schoharie

326

20

Schuyler

383

4

Seneca

482

13

St. Lawrence

1,339

33

Steuben

2,408

45

Suffolk

74,367

1,086

Sullivan

2,455

20

Tioga

1,367

22

Tompkins

1,556

27

Ulster

4,327

76

Warren

754

8

Washington

574

25

Wayne

1,662

37

Westchester

58,837

593

Wyoming

883

43

Yates

362

6

 

Yesterday, 106 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 27,785. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

  

Deaths by County of Residence

County

New Deaths

Albany

1

Bronx

2

Broome

3

Cattaraugus

1

Chautauqua

1

Chemung

1

Chenango

1

Cortland

1

Dutchess

1

Erie

17

Kings

6

Livingston

2

Madison

4

Manhattan

2

Monroe

7

Nassau

3

Niagara

4

Oneida

1

Onondaga

12

Orange

4

Queens

4

Richmond

5

Rockland

4

Seneca

3

St. Lawrence

1

Suffolk

5

Tompkins

1

Ulster

2

Wayne

2

Westchester

4

Wyoming

1

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