GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES 38TH STRAIGHT DAY WITH COVID-19 INFECTION RATE BELOW 1 PERCENT

By CUOMO PRESS OFFICE | September 14, 2020


0.92 Percent of Yesterday’s COVID-19 Tests were Positive

4 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday

SLA and State Police Task Force Visits 1,018 Establishments; Observes 8 Establishments Not in Compliance

Confirms 583 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State – Bringing Statewide Total to 444,948; New Cases in 35 Counties

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State’s COVID-19 infection rate has been below 1 percent for 38 straight days. Yesterday, 0.92 of test results reported to New York State were positive. The number of new cases, percentage of tests that were positive and many other helpful data points are always available at forward.ny.gov.

“New York’s government sets the tone for the state’s response to COVID-19, but New Yorkers drive it home. We can defeat this virus and create a better future, but we need New Yorkers to wear masks, socially distance and wash their hands as local governments enforce state guidance,” Governor Cuomo said. “There’s no doubt that we’ve made progress, but this is not over yet. By staying New York Tough, we’ll get through this together.”

Yesterday, the State Liquor Authority and State Police Task Force visited 1,018 establishments in New York City and Long Island and observed 8 establishments that were not in compliance with state requirements. A county breakdown of yesterday’s observed violations is below:

  • Manhattan – 1
  • Queens – 2
  • Nassau – 5

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Patient Hospitalization – 464 (+0)
  • Patients Newly Admitted – 43
  • Hospital Counties – 33
  • Number ICU – 143 (+12)
  • Number ICU with Intubation – 59 (+5)
  • Total Discharges – 75,814 (+47)
  • Deaths – 4
  • Total Deaths – 25,394

Of the 63,358 test results reported to New York State yesterday, 583, or 0.92 percent, were positive. Each region’s percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

REGION FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
Capital Region 1.0% 1.0% 0.4%
Central New York 0.7% 2.0% 1.4%
Finger Lakes 0.9% 0.6% 0.8%
Long Island 1.4% 1.2% 0.9%
Mid-Hudson 0.9% 1.2% 1.6%
Mohawk Valley 0.8% 0.4% 0.4%
New York City 0.7% 0.8% 1.0%
North Country 0.1% 0.2% 0.5%
Southern Tier 0.4% 0.4% 0.1%
Western New York 1.5% 2.0% 1.2%

 

The Governor also confirmed 583 additional cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 444,948 confirmed cases in New York State. Of the 444,948 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

 

County Total Positive New Positive
Albany 2,921 6
Allegany 94 0
Broome 1,420 2
Cattaraugus 242 1
Cayuga 190 0
Chautauqua 516 1
Chemung 251 0
Chenango 245 0
Clinton 153 0
Columbia 577 0
Cortland 132 4
Delaware 128 0
Dutchess 4,994 8
Erie 10,668 31
Essex 151 0
Franklin 63 0
Fulton 320 2
Genesee 307 0
Greene 318 0
Hamilton 14 0
Herkimer 313 0
Jefferson 158 1
Lewis 50 0
Livingston 196 0
Madison 478 0
Monroe 5,764 37
Montgomery 218 0
Nassau 45,763 52
Niagara 1,689 4
NYC 238,067 265
Oneida 2,348 1
Onondaga 4,096 15
Ontario 443 4
Orange 11,652 17
Orleans 321 0
Oswego 390 2
Otsego 314 0
Putnam 1,561 4
Rensselaer 879 0
Rockland 14,581 34
Saratoga 964 3
Schenectady 1,357 1
Schoharie 82 4
Schuyler 32 0
Seneca 104 0
St. Lawrence 307 3
Steuben 326 0
Suffolk 45,714 31
Sullivan 1,557 4
Tioga 221 2
Tompkins 382 1
Ulster 2,219 1
Warren 348 0
Washington 284 0
Wayne 303 0
Westchester 37,571 40
Wyoming 130 2
Yates 62 0

 

Yesterday, there were 4 deaths due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 25,394. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

 

Deaths by County of Residence
County New Deaths
Erie 1
Queens 1
Suffolk 1
Westchester 1

 

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