Friday, August 14, 2020

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

0.85 Percent of Yesterday's COVID-19 Tests were Positive; Seventh Straight Day of Percentage Reported Positive Under 1 Percent

3 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday

SLA and State Police Task Force Observes Violations of State Requirements at 12 Establishments

Confirms 727 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State -Bringing Statewide Total to 424,167; New Cases in 43 Counties 

  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state's progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Yesterday, 87,900 test results—a new record high—were reported to New York State. The number of new cases, percentage of tests that were positive and many other helpful data points are always available at

"On the numbers it's been extraordinary, so congratulations to New Yorkers because their actions created this result," Governor Cuomo said. "While the other states are seeing real trouble we are doing very well - we have to protect the progress from outside our borders and continue to enforce compliance within our state among establishments."

Yesterday, the State Liquor Authority and State Police Task Force visited 1,332 establishments in New York City and Long Island and observed 12 establishments that were not in compliance with state requirements. A county breakdown of yesterday's observed violations is below:

  • Brooklyn - 1
  • Manhattan - 4
  • Queens - 2
  • Nassau - 5

Today's data is summarized briefly below:

  • Patient Hospitalization - 554 (-1)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 86
  • Hospital Counties - 28
  • Number ICU - 127 (+3)
  • Number ICU with Intubation - 59 (+3)
  • Total Discharges - 73,997 (+90)
  • Deaths - 3
  • Total Deaths - 25,232

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