Update on New York State’s COVID numbers as Onondaga County loses one more to the coronavirus

Linda Rider

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(WSYR-TV) — Onondaga County has 206 new cases as the Onondaga County Executive announced one more resident has died from COVID-19.

Ryan McMahon tweeted out the news Thursday that a man in 70s, with underlying conditions was the county’s latest victim.

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

“New Yorkers are resilient and strong and they have proven that repeatedly throughout this pandemic – by wearing their masks, socially distancing, and getting their vaccine, they have helped keep their communities safe and their loved ones healthy,” Governor Hochul said. “While we continue to progress, we need to remain mindful as we head into the holiday season. If you haven’t already, get your vaccine today. It’s the best defense we have against COVID-19 and it’s safe, effective, and free.”
 
Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

·         Test Results Reported – 225,695

·         Total Positive – 4,285
·         Percent Positive – 1.90%

·         7-Day Average Percent Positive – 2.08%
·         Patient Hospitalization – 1,952 (-44)
·         Patients Newly Admitted – 231
·         Patients in ICU – 469 (+15)
·         Patients in ICU with Intubation – 268 (+6)
·         Total Discharges – 207,649 (+241)
·         New deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 27
·         Total deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 45,476
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 – 57,889
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 – 26,930,081
·         Total vaccine doses administered over past 24 hours – 94,060
·         Total vaccine doses administered over past 7 days – 458,878
·         Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose – 83.9%
·         Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series – 76.3%
·         Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 87.0%
·         Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 78.3%
·         Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose – 71.1%
·         Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series – 64.6%
·         Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 73.8%
·         Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 66.3%

 Each region’s 7-day average percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:  

Region Monday, October 25, 2021 Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Capital Region 3.64% 3.58% 3.65%
Central New York 4.26% 4.28% 4.28%
Finger Lakes 4.43% 4.38% 4.38%
Long Island 2.16% 2.13% 2.13%
Mid-Hudson 1.90% 1.85% 1.81%
Mohawk Valley 3.85% 4.01% 4.19%
New York City 1.00% 0.98% 0.97%
North Country 4.81% 4.80% 4.75%
Southern Tier 3.06% 3.07% 3.16%
Western New York 4.65% 4.83% 4.69%
Statewide 2.09% 2.11% 2.08%

 
Each New York City borough’s 7-day average percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:  

Borough in NYC Monday, October 25, 2021 Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Bronx 0.89% 0.86% 0.85%
Kings 1.26% 1.21% 1.13%
New York 0.69% 0.70% 0.74%
Queens 0.94% 0.92% 0.93%
Richmond 1.51% 1.47% 1.48%

 
Yesterday, 4,285 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 2,524,516. A geographic breakdown is as follows:  
  

County Total Positive New Positive
Albany 31,373 99
Allegany 4,793 31
Broome 25,058 127
Cattaraugus 8,032 43
Cayuga 8,787 13
Chautauqua 12,661 20
Chemung 11,207 61
Chenango 4,782 20
Clinton 6,909 29
Columbia 5,081 11
Cortland 5,467 19
Delaware 3,641 18
Dutchess 35,929 65
Erie 108,224 286
Essex 2,406 13
Franklin 4,421 30
Fulton 6,542 26
Genesee 7,207 41
Greene 4,460 12
Hamilton 442 3
Herkimer 6,994 27
Jefferson 9,199 42
Lewis 3,692 11
Livingston 5,887 42
Madison 6,365 31
Monroe 85,673 232
Montgomery 6,136 33
Nassau 215,664 239
Niagara 24,479 48
NYC 1,096,188 1,086
Oneida 29,112 72
Onondaga 53,074 132
Ontario 9,553 33
Orange 58,063 92
Orleans 4,470 21
Oswego 12,028 40
Otsego 4,677 21
Putnam 12,600 22
Rensselaer 15,127 46
Rockland 53,518 92
Saratoga 20,720 59
Schenectady 17,112 40
Schoharie 2,360 10
Schuyler 1,578 9
Seneca 2,781 3
St. Lawrence 10,901 57
Steuben 10,427 64
Suffolk 241,522 351
Sullivan 8,608 31
Tioga 5,275 27
Tompkins 6,625 18
Ulster 17,458 37
Warren 5,680 39
Washington 4,805 36
Wayne 8,423 43
Westchester 144,164 114
Wyoming 4,461 14
Yates 1,695 4

 
Yesterday, 27 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19, bringing the total compiled through HERDS to 45,476. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:  

Deaths by County of Residence
County New Deaths
Cattaraugus 2
Chemung 1
Columbia 1
Cortland 2
Erie 2
Essex 1
Jefferson 2
Kings 1
Manhattan 1
Monroe 3
Montgomery 3
Nassau 1
Onondaga 1
Queens 2
Saratoga 1
Suffolk 1
Warren 1
Washington 1

 
All New York State mass vaccination sites are open to eligible New Yorkers for walk-in vaccination on a first-come, first-serve basis. People who would prefer to schedule an appointment at a state-run mass vaccination site can do so on the Am I Eligible App or by calling 1-833-NYS-4-VAX. People may also contact their local health department, pharmacy, doctor or hospital to schedule appointments where vaccines are available, or visit vaccines.gov to find information on vaccine appointments near them. 

Yesterday, 20,563 New Yorkers received their first vaccine dose, and 18,020 completed their vaccine series. A geographic breakdown of New Yorkers who have been vaccinated by region is as follows: 

  People with at least one vaccine dose People with complete vaccine series
Region Cumulative
Total
Increase over past 24 hours Cumulative
Total
Increase over past 24 hours
Capital Region 764,289 763 703,796 542
Central New York 594,706 460 553,310 370
Finger Lakes 777,656 841 726,316 792
Long Island 1,931,601 2,561 1,726,684 1,884
Mid-Hudson 1,494,569 1,863 1,331,638 1,291
Mohawk Valley 298,922 271 277,709 273
New York City 6,890,040 12,209 6,178,927 11,476
North Country 277,005 224 251,306 173
Southern Tier 397,952 407 368,320 319
Western New York 854,717 964 787,747 900
Statewide 14,281,457 20,563 12,905,753 18,020

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