Live Updates: New York Governor Defends Response To Virus

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

“The best way to prevent serious illness and hospitalization from COVID-19 is by getting fully vaccinated and staying up to date on your booster doses,” Governor Hochul said. “We need more New Yorkers to use this important tool so we can continue to protect our loved ones from COVID-19 and move forward safely through this pandemic.”

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Monday’s data is summarized briefly below:   

  • Cases Per 100k – 35.37
  • 7-Day Average Cases Per 100k – 48.98
  • Test Results Reported – 66,348
  • Total Positive – 6,912
  • Percent Positive – 10.01%**  
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive – 7.34%**
  • Patient Hospitalization – 2,497 (+124)
  • Patients Newly Admitted – 396
  • Patients in ICU – 233 (-2)
  • Patients in ICU with Intubation – 91 (-1)
  • Total Discharges – 301,835 (263)
  • New deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 30
  • Total deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 55,792
  • Total deaths reported to and compiled by the CDC – 71,200
  • Total vaccine doses administered – 38,672,134
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 24 hours – 15,246
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 7 days – 150,723
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose – 92.6%  
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series – 83.9%  
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 95.0%  
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 87.2%  
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 12-17 with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 83.3%  
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 12-17 with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 73.3%  
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose – 82.1%  
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series – 74.3%  
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 90.4%  
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 77.2%  

Each region’s 7-day average of cases per 100K population is as follows:  

REGION  

Friday, May 13, 2022

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Capital Region  56.0355.7456.11Central New York  35.1333.5532.96Finger Lakes  42.1841.5440.99Long Island  60.5560.3662.41Mid-Hudson  52.1851.8152.83Mohawk Valley  46.7744.4543.33New York City  44.6442.9143.81North Country  39.2838.3639.62Southern Tier  51.6151.9052.08Western New York  61.8161.5260.14

Statewide  

49.33

48.31

48.98

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

Region

Friday, May 13, 2022

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Capital Region12.61%12.23%12.35%Central New York8.88%8.85%8.91%Finger Lakes13.41%13.50%13.49%Long Island10.58%10.65%10.89%Mid-Hudson8.01%8.00%8.62%Mohawk Valley10.10%9.57%9.31%New York City4.59%4.51%4.72%North Country9.40%9.26%9.57%Southern Tier9.99%10.40%10.51%Western New York18.28%18.70%18.50%

Statewide

7.10%

7.11%

7.34%

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

Friday, May 13, 2022

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Bronx3.68%3.63%3.76%Kings3.92%3.75%4.01%New York5.65%5.49%5.62%Queens4.94%4.98%5.16%Richmond5.77%5.89%6.02%

Yesterday 6,912 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 5,288,567. A geographic breakdown is as follows:

County

Total Positive

New Positive

Albany64,081123Allegany9,33113Broome49,36663Cattaraugus16,23719Cayuga17,44519Chautauqua24,79142Chemung22,73724Chenango9,92111Clinton18,19643Columbia10,92526Cortland11,4159Delaware8,33615Dutchess67,537122Erie229,144350Essex6,17816Franklin10,1309Fulton13,52528Genesee14,50221Greene9,1616Hamilton923–Herkimer14,90210Jefferson21,61928Lewis6,4548Livingston12,42016Madison14,39613Monroe164,717208Montgomery12,56519Nassau429,148777Niagara51,55978NYC2,420,7602,629Oneida58,70855Onondaga122,333114Ontario21,78925Orange112,013132Orleans9,1769Oswego28,98627Otsego10,75614Putnam25,09437Rensselaer34,12830Rockland96,741118Saratoga50,449108Schenectady35,70355Schoharie5,3869Schuyler3,7576Seneca6,4266St. Lawrence22,55317Steuben21,21660Suffolk448,264731Sullivan19,36430Tioga11,7901Tompkins21,3457Ulster34,18849Warren14,91935Washington13,02233Wayne18,59715Westchester266,853641Wyoming8,7407Yates3,7291

Below is data that shows how many hospitalized individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 were admitted for COVID-19/COVID-19 complications and how many were admitted for non-COVID-19 conditions:      

Region

COVID-19 Patients currently hospitalized

Admitted due to COVID or complications of COVID

% Admitted due to COVID or complications of COVID

Admitted where COVID was not included as one of the reasons for admission

% Admitted where COVID was not included as one of the reasons for admission

Capital Region22113762.0%8438.0%Central New York1045855.8%4644.2%Finger Lakes36513236.2%23363.8%Long Island38718948.8%19851.2%Mid-Hudson23712753.6%11046.4%Mohawk Valley654163.1%2436.9%New York City71430943.3%40556.7%North Country593559.3%2440.7%Southern Tier1294534.9%8465.1%Western New York21611251.9%10448.1%

Statewide

2,497

1,185

47.5%

1,312

52.5%

Yesterday, 30 total new deaths were reported due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 55,792. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:

County

New Deaths

Bronx1Delaware1Erie3Genesee1Monroe2Nassau3New York1Onondaga1Otsego1Queens5Richmond1Rockland1Saratoga2Seneca1Steuben1Suffolk4Westchester1

Yesterday, 1,568 New Yorkers received their first vaccine dose, and 1,290 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 Region973,56471Central New York651,52938Finger Lakes872,06757Long Island2,210,929278Mid-Hudson1,730,018194Mohawk Valley328,03515New York City8,116,778766North Country308,11222Southern Tier445,20039Western New York963,62388

Statewide

16,600,255

1,568

People with complete vaccine series:

Region

Cumulative

Total

Increase over past 

24 hours

  Capital Region891,10557  Central New York603,31822  Finger Lakes810,05737  Long Island1,969,318218  Mid-Hudson1,519,412122  Mohawk Valley305,47420  New York City7,204,997724  North Country278,9708  Southern Tier407,63914  Western New York887,80268  

Statewide

14,878,092

1,290

Booster/Additional Shots:

Region

Cumulative

Total

Increase over past 

24 hours

Increase over past 

7 days

Capital Region540,7119218,705Central New York366,4492975,099Finger Lakes566,3524948,131Long Island1,293,7621,95718,743Mid-Hudson1,006,4461,06015,550Mohawk Valley189,5301972,728New York City3,328,0534,18541,648North Country171,3191592,490Southern Tier255,2932463,893Western New York604,7106448,421

Statewide

8,322,625

10,160

115,408

Source : https://www.binghamtonhomepage.com/life-health/health/coronavirus/governor-hochul-provides-monday-coronavirus-update-4/

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