Monday, July 20, 2020

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

Hospitalizations Down to 716—New Low Since March 18

1.05 Percent of Yesterday's COVID-19 Tests were Positive

8 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday

Confirms 519 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State - Bringing Statewide Total to 407,326; New Cases in 34 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

"We did the impossible as New Yorkers - we stepped up and conquered the COVID-19 virus and now we have to protect the progress that we have made," Governor Cuomo said. "One of the main threats to our progress is the number of congregations that we're seeing across the state, but especially in downstate, primarily of young people, and we saw it again over the weekend. It is a problem, and I'm telling you in plain New York speak that it's stupid and it has to stop. This not just morality, these restaurants and bars are breaking the law and they are going to make it bad for everyone else because if this continues we're going to have to roll back the reopening plan and close all bars and restaurants."

Today's data is summarized briefly below: 
  • Patient Hospitalization - 716 (-6)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 58 (-21)
  • Hospital Counties - 31
  • Number ICU - 158 (-2)
  • Number ICU with Intubation - 93 (-3)
  • Total Discharges - 72,229 (+68)
  • Deaths - 8
  • Total Deaths - 25,056 

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