Sunday, September 27, 2020

Governor Cuomo Updates New Yorkers on State's Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic SEPTEMBER 26, 2020


1.00% 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 1,480 Establishments; Observes 3 Establishments Not in Compliance

Confirms 1,005 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State - Bringing Statewide Total to 454,760; New Cases in 51 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

"It's vital that New Yorkers continue to practice the basic behaviors that drive our ability to fight COVID-19 as we move into the fall and flu season. Wearing masks, socially distancing and washing hands make a critical difference, as does the deliberate enforcement of state guidance by local governments," Governor Cuomo said. "We'll continue to closely monitor the data and keep New Yorkers updated so they can make educated decisions for themselves and their families. We can move through COVID-19 if we stay New York Tough and if we do so together."

Yesterday, the State Liquor Authority and State Police Task Force visited 1,480 establishments in New York City and Long Island and observed 3 establishments that were not in compliance with state requirements. A county breakdown of yesterday's observed violations is below:

  • Suffolk - 3

Today's data is summarized briefly below:

  • Patient Hospitalization - 527 (+16)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 95
  • Hospital Counties - 34
  • Number ICU - 164 (+10)
  • Number ICU with Intubation - 75 (-1)
  • Total Discharges - 76,528 (+72)
  • Deaths - 4
  • Total Deaths - 25,450

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