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Latest New York State COVID-19 numbers from Gov. Hochul

ALBANY, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — 70.4% of New Yorkers have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, Central New York and the North Country remain to have highest infection rates in the state.

“We are getting closer to the season of gathering with loved ones, and the best thing you can do to keep your loved ones safe is to get your vaccination,” Governor Hochul said. “We hit a vaccination milestone of eighty five percent of adult New Yorkers with their first dose, but we need to get it higher before the holiday season so we can celebrate with the best peace of mind.” 

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Test Results Reported – 216,951
  • Total Positive – 5,248
  • Percent Positive – 2.42%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive – 2.54%
  • Patient Hospitalization – 2,115 (+3)
  • Patients Newly Admitted – 275
  • Patients in ICU – 459 (+1)
  • Patients in ICU with Intubation – 261 (+6)
  • Total Discharges – 204,889 (+270)
  • New deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 28
  • Total deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 45,073

The Health Electronic Response Data System is a NYS DOH data source that collects confirmed daily death data as reported by hospitals, nursing homes and adult care facilities only.

  • Total deaths reported to and compiled by the CDC – 57,288

This daily COVID-19 provisional death certificate data reported by NYS DOH and NYC to the CDC includes those who died in any location, including hospitals, nursing homes, adult care facilities, at home, in hospice and other settings.

  • Total vaccine doses administered – 26,221,847
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 24 hours – 64,712
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 7 days – 370,951
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose – 83.1%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series – 75.2%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 85.9%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 77.1%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose – 70.4%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series – 63.6%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 72.8%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 65.3%

Each region’s 7-day average percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:  

Region Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Thursday, October 14, 2021 Friday, October 15, 2021
Capital Region 3.76% 3.79% 3.84%
Central New York 5.31% 5.47% 5.70%
Finger Lakes 4.84% 4.89% 4.99%
Long Island 2.72% 2.75% 2.75%
Mid-Hudson 2.43% 2.36% 2.33%
Mohawk Valley 5.09% 5.29% 5.29%
New York City 1.30% 1.29% 1.29%
North Country 6.00% 6.14% 6.25%
Southern Tier 4.07% 4.01% 4.12%
Western New York 4.59% 4.62% 4.79%
Statewide 2.52% 2.50% 2.54%

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

Borough in NYC Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Thursday, October 14, 2021 Friday, October 15, 2021
Bronx 1.18% 1.12% 1.13%
Kings 1.62% 1.59% 1.57%
New York 0.93% 0.94% 0.95%
Queens 1.24% 1.24% 1.23%
Richmond 1.56% 1.67% 1.78%

Yesterday, 5,248 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 2,480,907. A geographic breakdown is as follows:  
  

County Total Positive New Positive
Albany 30,443 124
Allegany 4,517 29
Broome 24,026 123
Cattaraugus 7,546 64
Cayuga 8,562 49
Chautauqua 12,248 49
Chemung 10,683 84
Chenango 4,619 25
Clinton 6,603 42
Columbia 4,957 8
Cortland 5,258 21
Delaware 3,495 22
Dutchess 35,358 52
Erie 105,215 311
Essex 2,224 23
Franklin 4,153 25
Fulton 6,207 34
Genesee 6,871 39
Greene 4,330 11
Hamilton 434 4
Herkimer 6,646 40
Jefferson 8,612 61
Lewis 3,537 14
Livingston 5,625 20
Madison 6,072 36
Monroe 83,299 266
Montgomery 5,848 42
Nassau 213,353 260
Niagara 23,713 92
NYC 1,085,655 1,230
Oneida 28,265 119
Onondaga 51,242 276
Ontario 9,224 41
Orange 57,074 115
Orleans 4,265 14
Oswego 11,382 110
Otsego 4,511 26
Putnam 12,405 20
Rensselaer 14,570 53
Rockland 52,800 89
Saratoga 19,975 91
Schenectady 16,478 82
Schoharie 2,262 8
Schuyler 1,493 7
Seneca 2,708 3
St. Lawrence 10,282 67
Steuben 9,929 96
Suffolk 237,959 453
Sullivan 8,362 37
Tioga 4,980 34
Tompkins 6,425 22
Ulster 17,148 28
Warren 5,345 45
Washington 4,519 29
Wayne 7,982 38
Westchester 143,310 109
Wyoming 4,326 17
Yates 1,577 19

Yesterday, 28 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 45,073. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:  

Deaths by County of Residence
County New Deaths
Albany 2
Cortland 1
Delaware 1
Erie 4
Kings 3
Manhattan 1
Nassau 1
Onondaga 2
Queens 4
Richmond 1
Rockland 2
Schenectady 1
Steuben 1
Suffolk 1
Ulster 1
Washington 1
Wayne 1

All New York State mass vaccination sites are open to eligible New Yorkers for walk-in vaccination on a first-come, first-serve basis. People who would prefer to schedule an appointment at a state-run mass vaccination site can do so on the Am I Eligible App or by calling 1-833-NYS-4-VAX. People may also contact their local health department, pharmacy, doctor or hospital to schedule appointments where vaccines are available, or visit vaccines.gov to find information on vaccine appointments near them. 

Yesterday, 15,702 New Yorkers received their first vaccine dose, and 21,645 completed their vaccine series. A geographic breakdown of New Yorkers who have been vaccinated by region is as follows: 

 

People with at least one vaccine dose
People with complete vaccine series    
Region Cumulative
Total
Increase over past 24 hours Cumulative
Total
Increase over past 24 hours    
Capital Region 758,145 630 697,853 667    
Central New York 590,997 385 549,262 521    
Finger Lakes 771,349 553 719,049 854    
Long Island 1,909,469 1,952 1,700,216 3,217    
Mid-Hudson 1,478,353 1,293 1,315,798 1,732    
Mohawk Valley 296,411 200 274,945 288    
New York City 6,794,813 9,575 6,061,211 12,687    
North Country 274,904 217 249,298 362    
Southern Tier 394,541 356 365,106 474    
Western New York 846,901 541 777,440 843    
Statewide 14,115,883 15,702 12,710,178 21,645    
             

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