Covid-19 Update: Infections Continue to Climb

Gov. Kathy Hochul reported the following Covid-19 updates on Sunday, as the state recorded a sharp spike in cases, attributed to indoor gatherings and waning immunity, and the omicron variant on top of the delta variant.

  • Test Results Reported – 267,422
  • Total Positive – 22,478
  • Percent Positive – 8.41%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive – 6.88%
  • Patient Hospitalization – 3,880 (-29)
  • Patients Newly Admitted – 542
  • Patients in ICU – 761 (+16)
  • Patients in ICU with Intubation – 448 (+11)
  • Total Discharges – 223,318 (+540)
  • New deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 58
  • Total deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 47,551

Hospitalization, Suffolk County, data from Friday

  • 328 individuals were hospitalized, increase of 15  in 24 hours
  • 54  were new admissions
  • 54  patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), an increase of 3  in 24 hours
  • 27 patients were in the ICU and intubated
  • 39  were discharged since the last report
  • 17,953  have been discharged since March 22, 2020

 

58 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 47,551. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:   

Deaths by County of Residence 

County 

New Deaths 

Albany

1

Allegany

1

Bronx

3

Chautauqua

3

Erie

5

Genesee

1

Herkimer

3

Jefferson

1

Kings

8

Manhattan

3

Monroe

2

Nassau

2

Niagara

3

Oneida

1

Onondaga

6

Ontario

1

Orange

1

Putnam

1

Queens

5

Rockland

2

Saratoga

1

Suffolk

4

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