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NY Governor Cuomo Press Release – June 22, 2020 / Long Island Entering Phase 2 on Wednesday

Governor Cuomo Updates New Yorkers On State’s Progress During Covid-19 Pandemic

Mid-Hudson Valley Cleared to Enter Phase 3 of Reopening Tomorrow

Long Island on Track to Enter Phase 3 Wednesday

Less than One Percent of Yesterday’s COVID-19 Tests were Positive

10 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday, Lowest Since March 21

Confirms 552 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State – Bringing Statewide Total to 388,488; New Cases in 38 Counties

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The number of new cases, percentage of tests that were positive and many other helpful data points are always available at forward.ny.gov.

The Governor also announced that global public health experts cleared the Mid-Hudson Valley to enter Phase 3 of reopening tomorrow. Long Island is on track to enter Phase 3 of reopening Wednesday. Business guidance for Phase Three of the state’s reopening plan is available here.

“In New York, we’ve been following the science and the data and the metrics from day one. We have the best numbers that we’ve had since this started today in New York,” Governor Cuomo said. “Yesterday, we only had ten deaths, down from a high of 800. We have about 1,000 people in our hospitals, which is one of the lowest numbers we’ve had since this began. Because of the changes New Yorkers made, we now have the lowest transmission rate in the United States of America.”

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Deaths: 10, lowest since March 21st
  • Hospitalizations: 1,122 (down from 1,142 the day before)
  • ICU Hospitalizations: 330
  • ICU Hospitalizations that are Intubated: 228
  • Total Discharges: 69,710

Of the 56,780 tests conducted in New York State yesterday, 552, or .97 percent, were positive. Each region’s percentage of positive tests over the last three days is as follows:

REGION FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
New York City 1.10% 1.20% 1.10%
Capital Region 0.70% 0.40% 0.70%
Central New York 0.60% 0.90% 0.70%
Finger Lakes 1.10% 0.40% 0.70%
Long Island 1.10% 1.00% 0.90%
Hudson Valley 1.10% 1.00% 1.00%
Mohawk Valley 1.80% 1.00% 1.40%
North Country 0.40% 0.20% 0.10%
Southern Tier 0.40% 0.30% 0.30%
Western New York 0.80% 0.80% 1.00%

The Governor also confirmed 552 additional cases of novel coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 388,488 confirmed cases in New York State. Of the 388,488 total individuals who tested positive for the virus, the geographic breakdown is as follows:

County Total Positive New Positive
Albany 2,060 6
Allegany 58 0
Broome 670 2
Cattaraugus 115 0
Cayuga 108 0
Chautauqua 116 0
Chemung 139 0
Chenango 140 1
Clinton 100 0
Columbia 452 1
Cortland 44 0
Delaware 90 0
Dutchess 4,145 7
Erie 7,035 31
Essex 41 0
Franklin 27 0
Fulton 244 1
Genesee 225 3
Greene 256 0
Hamilton 6 0
Herkimer 137 1
Jefferson 84 0
Lewis 23 0
Livingston 124 1
Madison 347 2
Monroe 3,512 14
Montgomery 108 2
Nassau 41,513 34
Niagara 1,193 1
NYC 212,741 295
Oneida 1,416 23
Onondaga 2,675 9
Ontario 242 2
Orange 10,654 6
Orleans 276 0
Oswego 173 0
Otsego 83 1
Putnam 1,305 4
Rensselaer 528 4
Rockland 13,514 10
Saratoga 535 2
Schenectady 761 7
Schoharie 57 0
Schuyler 12 0
Seneca 64 0
St. Lawrence 217 1
Steuben 263 2
Suffolk 41,010 38
Sullivan 1,438 1
Tioga 140 0
Tompkins 175 0
Ulster 1,756 2
Warren 262 1
Washington 244 0
Wayne 143 0
Westchester 34,557 36
Wyoming 93 0
Yates 42 1

 

 

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