Governor Cuomo Announces Statewide COVID-19 Positivity is 3.54%, Lowest Since November 25 - FEBRUARY 11, 2021
7,342 Patient Hospitalizations Statewide - Lowest Since December 26
1,402 Patients in the ICU; 941 Intubated
Statewide 7-Day Average Positivity is 4.16% - Lowest Since December 1
34 Consecutive Days of Decline, Down 48% Since Early January Post-Holiday Peak
New York City 7-Day Average Positivity 4.95% - Lowest Since December 27; Down 23% Since Early January Post-Holiday Peak
122 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state's progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
"Across the state, from hospitalizations to infection rate, our numbers are continuing to decline - a sign of hope to all and proof of the dedication New Yorkers have shown to defeating this beast," Governor Cuomo said. "We are headed in the right direction, but we are not at the end of the tunnel yet. Until the day the war is won and everyone who wants one has the vaccine, we must continue to practice the guidelines we know work - washing your hands, wearing a mask and avoiding gatherings. I know we will remain New York Tough and see that day together."
Today's data is summarized briefly below:
Test Results Reported - 285,499
Total Positive - 10,099
Percent Positive - 3.54%
7-Day Average Percent Positive - 4.16%
Patient Hospitalization - 7,342 (-251)
Net Change Patient Hospitalization Past Week - -625