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Governor Hochul provides Saturday 9/18 coronavirus update

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Governor Hochul provides Saturday 9/18 coronavirus update

NEW YORK (WWTI) — Governor Kathy Hochul updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress combating COVID-19 on Saturday.

“We are continuing to partner with localities and health providers to make sure the vaccine is accessible in every part of the state,” Governor Hochul said. “We know the vaccine works, and we know that by not taking it you are many times more vulnerable to the most severe symptoms of COVID-19. If you still need to get your shot, you need to do so for your safety and the safety of everyone around you.”  

Saturday’s data is summarized briefly below: 

  • Test Results Reported – 197,275
  • Total Positive – 5,368
  • Percent Positive – 2.72%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive – 3.07%
  • Patient Hospitalization – 2,382 (-13)
  • Patients Newly Admitted – 322
  • Patients in ICU – 557 (-10)
  • Patients in ICU with Intubation – 312 (-2)
  • Total Discharges – 197,629 (+303)
  • New deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 27
  • Total deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 44,133
  • Total deaths reported to and compiled by the CDC – 56,184
  • Total vaccine doses administered – 24,621,870
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 24 hours – 58,712
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 7 days – 366,081
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose – 79.9%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series – 72.1%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 82.4%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 73.9%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose – 67.6%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series – 60.7%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 69.7%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 62.3% 

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

Region Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Thursday, September 16, 2021 Friday, September 17, 2021
Capital Region 4.26% 4.21% 4.12%
Central New York 5.37% 5.03% 4.99%
Finger Lakes 4.95% 4.94% 4.93%
Long Island 4.06% 3.97% 3.92%
Mid-Hudson 3.54% 3.41% 3.36%
Mohawk Valley 4.64% 4.64% 4.55%
New York City 2.12% 2.06% 2.07%
North Country 5.63% 5.80% 5.85%
Southern Tier 3.37% 3.20% 3.33%
Western New York 5.02% 4.96% 4.75%
Statewide 3.16% 3.09% 3.07%

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 Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Thursday, September 16, 2021 Friday, September 17, 2021
Bronx 2.23% 2.16% 2.03%
Kings 2.34% 2.32% 2.36%
New York 1.59% 1.55% 1.55%
Queens 2.20% 2.15% 2.16%
Richmond 2.76% 2.58% 2.62%

Yesterday, 5,368 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 2,349,893. A geographic breakdown is as follows: 

County Total Positive New Positive
Albany 28,164 91
Allegany 3,967 21
Broome 21,486 117
Cattaraugus 6,645 23
Cayuga 7,782 22
Chautauqua 10,674 52
Chemung 8,889 52
Chenango 4,133 21
Clinton 5,529 65
Columbia 4,580 22
Cortland 4,745 18
Delaware 3,005 15
Dutchess 33,516 79
Erie 98,209 146
Essex 1,922 8
Franklin 3,419 43
Fulton 5,216 12
Genesee 5,983 24
Greene 3,897 21
Hamilton 407 3
Herkimer 5,924 19
Jefferson 7,326 41
Lewis 3,131 8
Livingston 5,117 15
Madison 5,318 16
Monroe 77,364 168
Montgomery 5,013 35
Nassau 205,391 372
Niagara 21,932 51
NYC 1,048,613 2,082
Oneida 25,440 80
Onondaga 45,229 128
Ontario 8,428 23
Orange 54,147 102
Orleans 3,577 11
Oswego 9,438 36
Otsego 4,122 12
Putnam 11,742 37
Rensselaer 13,126 42
Rockland 50,497 56
Saratoga 18,254 68
Schenectady 15,123 52
Schoharie 2,050 9
Schuyler 1,255 2
Seneca 2,432 10
St. Lawrence 8,715 69
Steuben 8,233 54
Suffolk 225,877 512
Sullivan 7,740 23
Tioga 4,360 16
Tompkins 5,841 46
Ulster 16,195 50
Warren 4,625 23
Washington 3,854 17
Wayne 6,836 32
Westchester 140,204 179
Wyoming 3,877 9
Yates 1,379 8

Yesterday, 27 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 44,133. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

County New Deaths
Bronx 1
Broome 1
Chautauqua 1
Erie 1
Genesee 1
Kings 3
Manhattan 3
Monroe 3
Nassau 1
Oneida 1
Onondaga 2
Otsego 1
Queens 3
Steuben 1
Suffolk 2
Sullivan 1
Tioga 1

Yesterday, 32,739 New Yorkers received their first vaccine dose, and 28,154 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:

Region Cumulative 
Total
Increase over past 24 hours
Capital Region 739,975 973
Central New York 578,299 678
Finger Lakes 749,730 989
Long Island 1,827,790 5,206
Mid-Hudson 1,426,860 2,720
Mohawk Valley 288,379 324
New York City 6,454,852 19,557
North Country 268,149 465
Southern Tier 384,105 500
Western New York 818,109 1,327
Statewide 13,536,248 32,739

People with complete vaccine series:

Region Cumulative 
Total
Increase over past 24 hours
Capital Region 680,188 1,025
Central New York 536,367 597
Finger Lakes 698,347 895
Long Island 1,617,264 4,954
Mid-Hudson 1,264,941 2,554
Mohawk Valley 266,763 419
New York City 5,713,998 15,521
North Country 241,761 460
Southern Tier 354,514 492
Western New York 751,291 1,237
Statewide 12,125,434 28,154
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