Friday, December 17, 2021

Governor Hochul Updates New Yorkers on State's Progress Combating COVID-19 - DECEMBER 17, 2021

 Clinical specimen testing for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) at Wadsworth Laboratory

129,464 Vaccine Doses Administered Over Last 24 Hours    

60 COVID-19 Deaths Statewide Over the Last Two Days  


 Governor Kathy Hochul today updated New Yorkers on the state's progress combating COVID-19.

"The winter surge in COVID-19 cases is a reminder that the pandemic is not over yet and we must take extra care to keep ourselves and each other safe," Governor Hochul said. "The vaccine is still our best weapon to defeat the virus and ensure we are safe from serious illness. Get the shot if you haven't yet and the booster if you have, mask up, and wash your hands." 

Today's data is summarized briefly below: 

  • Test Results Reported - 263,536
  • Total Positive - 21,027
  • Percent Positive - 7.98%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive - 5.73%
  • Patient Hospitalization - 3,839 (+74)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 561
  • Patients in ICU - 731 (-31)
  • Patients in ICU with Intubation - 435 (+2)
  • Total Discharges - 222,307 (+476)
  • New deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS - 60
  • Total deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS - 47,432

The Health Electronic Response Data System is a NYS DOH data source that collects confirmed daily death data as reported by hospitals, nursing homes and adult care facilities only. 

  • Total deaths reported to and compiled by the CDC - 60,253

This daily COVID-19 provisional death certificate data reported by NYS DOH and NYC to the CDC includes those who died in any location, including hospitals, nursing homes, adult care facilities, at home, in hospice and other settings. 

  • Total vaccine doses administered - 32,101,073
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 24 hours - 129,464
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 7 days - 1,054,522
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose - 87.8% 
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series - 79.8% 
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) - 93.9%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series (CDC) - 82.2% 
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose - 76.4% 
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series - 68.8% 
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) - 81.6% 
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series (CDC) - 70.7%

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