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11 people died from COVID-19 over the weekend in Onondaga County and Oswego County

(WSYR-TV) — 11 residents of Oswego and Onondaga counties died of COVID-19 last weekend.

Onondaga County announced six new deaths and 1,052 new cases since Saturday. Saturday saw the biggest increase of 404. Meanwhile, Oswego County announced 706 new cases and five deaths in the past week.

Governor Kathy Hochul briefed New Yorkers today on the state’s progress in the fight against COVID-19.

“We must remain vigilant as the new variant, the winter weather and more time indoors with friends and family increase the chances of the virus spreading,” Governor Hochul said. “But we’re not where we were a year ago — we now have the tools to fight this pandemic and prevent New Yorkers from becoming seriously ill from COVID-19. Get vaccinated if you haven’t already, get your booster if you have one, encourage others to get the shot, and put on your mask.

Today’s data is briefly summarized below:

  • Test results reported – 122.336
  • Totally positive – 6.078
  • Percentage Positive – 4.97%
  • 7 Day Average Percent Positive – 4.82%
  • Hospitalization of patients – 3,285 (+49)
  • Newly admitted patients – 375
  • Patients in the ICU – 621 (+2)
  • Patients in the ICU with intubation – 335 (+2)
  • Total discharges – 217,702 (+315)
  • New deaths reported by healthcare facilities via HERDS – 49
  • Total number of deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 46,806

    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.

  • Total number of deaths reported to and compiled by the CDC – 59.522

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

  • Total Vaccine Doses Delivered – 30,515,048
  • Total vaccine doses administered in the last 24 hours – 79,660
  • Total vaccine doses administered in the last 7 days – 831,872
  • Percentage of New Yorkers 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose – 86.3%
  • Percentage of New Yorkers aged 18 and older with completed vaccine series – 78.7%
  • Percentage of New Yorkers 18 Years and Older With At Least One Vaccine Dose (CDC) – 91.7%
  • Percentage of New Yorkers Age 18 and Over with Complete Vaccine Series (CDC) – 81.1%
  • Percentage of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose – 74.7%
  • Percentage of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series – 67.2%
  • Percentage of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 79.3%
  • Percentage of All New Yorkers with Complete Vaccine Series (CDC) – 69.1%

The 7-day average of cases per 100,000 population in each region is as follows:

Region Friday December 3, 2021 Saturday, December 4, 2021 Sunday 5 December 2021
Capital Region 66.51 69.71 70.43
Central New York 61.60 70.04 71.05
Finger Lakes 73.51 78.63 79.16
Long Island 52.50 55.64 55.11
Mid-Hudson 36.88 40.14 40.99
Mohawk Valley 77.18 82.28 83.34
New York City 22.44 24.03 24.44
North country 73.75 77.88 77.91
southern layer 71.33 79.30 77.97
Western New York 80.43 84.47 88.58
all over the state 43.81 46.93 47.51

The 7-day average percentage of positive test results from each region reported over the past three days is as follows:

Region Friday December 3, 2021 Saturday, December 4, 2021 Sunday 5 December 2021
Capital Region 8.05% 7.61% 7.45%
Central New York 7.98% 8.11% 8.01%
Finger Lakes 10.58% 10.32% 10.29%
Long Island 5.90% 5.95% 5.89%
Mid-Hudson 4.37% 4.51% 4.50%
Mohawk Valley 8.74% 8.49% 8.41%
New York City 2.25% 2.26% 2.26%
North country 9.22% 8.86% 8.81%
southern layer 6.50% 6.03% 5.95%
Western New York 11.15% 11.10% 11.22%
all over the state 4.85% 4.84% 4.82%

The 7-day average percentage of positive test results from each borough of New York reported over the past three days is as follows:

NYC Neighborhood Friday December 3, 2021 Saturday, December 4, 2021 Sunday 5 December 2021
Bronx 2.24% 2.26% 2.25%
kings 2.04% 2.09% 2.14%
New York 1.62% 1.60% 1.57%
queens 2.92% 2.92% 2.85%
Richmond 3.73% 3.77% 3.83%

Yesterday, 6,078 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State, bringing HERDS’ total to 2,761,270. A geographic breakdown is as follows:

district Totally positive New Positive
albany 35.437 112
Allegany 6.268 30
Broome 29,061 54
cattaragus 10,404 25
cayuga 10.053 38
chautauqua 15.708 89
Chemung 13.319 29
chenango 5.787 21
Clinton 8.441 33
Colombia 5,940 25
Cortland 6.257 15
Delaware 4.677 22
Dutchess 38,792 106
Erie 129,728 664
Essex 3,102 13
Franklin 5,723 32
Fulton 8.120 33
Genesee 9,036 44
greene 5.125 12
Hamilton 527 0
Herkimer 8.686 39
Jefferson 11.856 58
Lewis 4.355 9
Livingston 7.528 15
Madison 7.680 26
monroe 101.004 355
Montgomery 7.492 39
Nassau 230,523 399
Niagara 29,939 137
NYC 1.146.309 1,521
oneida 34.276 99
onondaga 61,428 167
Ontario 12.223 59
Orange 63,609 130
Orleans 5.793 34
Oswego 14.784 59
tsego 5.671 56
Putnam 13.401 36
Rensselaer 18,137 78
rockland 56,166 81
Saratoga 25,874 118
Schenectady 19.967 62
Schoharie 2.879 32
Schuyler 2.034 4
Seneca 3,429 14
St. Lawrence 13.447 35
Steuben 13,108 44
Suffolk 260,951 499
Sullivan 9,984 25
Tioga 6.619 15
tompkins 7.704 11
Ulster 19,624 70
warren 7,699 20
Washington 7,083 31
Wayne 10.794 50
Westchester 150.068 234
Wyoming 5,566 18
Yates 2.075 2

Yesterday, 49 New Yorkers died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the total to 46,806. A geographical breakdown is as follows, by province of residence:

Deaths by province of residence
district New Dead
albany 1
Allegany 1
Bronx 1
Broome 2
Chemung 3
chenango 1
Erie 8
Essex 2
Genesee 1
greene 1
kings 3
Livingston 1
Madison 1
monroe 3
Nassau 2
Niagara 1
oneida 3
onondaga 1
Orange 1
queens 2
Rensselaer 1
Saratoga 2
Suffolk 3
warren 1
Washington 1
Westchester 1
Wyoming 1

All New York State mass vaccination locations are open to eligible New Yorkers ages 12 and older for walk-in vaccination on a first-come, first-served basis, with 10 locations open to eligible New Yorkers from 5 years and older. People who prefer to make an appointment at a state-run mass vaccination site can do so through the Am I Eligible app or by calling 1-833-NYS-4-VAX. People can also contact their local health department, pharmacy, doctor, or hospital to make arrangements where vaccines are available, or visit vaccins.gov to find out about vaccine appointments near them.

New Yorkers wishing to make vaccine appointments for children 5-11 years old are encouraged to contact the pediatrician, primary care physician, provincial health departments, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), national health centers or pharmacies that provide the vaccine for this age group. Parents and guardians can visit vaccins.gov, text their zip code to 438829, or call 1-800-232-0233 to find nearby locations. Make sure the provider offers the Pfizer-BioNTechCOVID-19 vaccine as the other COVID-19 vaccines are not yet approved for this age group.

Visit our new website for Parents and Guardians for new information, frequently asked questions and answers, and resources designed specifically for parents and guardians of this age group.

Yesterday, 14,236 New Yorkers received their first vaccine dose and 17,222 completed their vaccine series. A geographic breakdown of New Yorkers vaccinated by region is as follows:

People with at least one vaccine dose People with a complete vaccine series
Region cumulative
Total
Raise over Past 24 hours cumulative
Total
Raise about Past 24 hours
Capital Region 805,228 412 725,709 833
Central New York 618,785 264 566.297 458
Finger Lakes 820,319 328 752.018 794
Long Island 2.024.147 1,133 1.796.876 2.028
Mid-Hudson 1,578,239 1.174 1,379,984 1,515
Mohawk Valley 310.889 109 286.145 154
New York City 7.275.589 9,941 6.471.525 9,936
North country 288,917 122 258.204 137
southern layer 416,771 290 380,944 338
Western New York 901.174 463 817,198 1.029
all over the state 15.040.058 14.236 13,434,900 17,222

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