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Hochul government provides COVID-19 update for Saturday, November 27

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ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) — In an update to New Yorkers on Saturday, Governor Kathy Hochul gave a report on the state’s progress in the fight against COVID-19.

“With the emergence of the Omicron variant overseas and warning signs of spikes in cases this winter, the need for basic COVID safety procedures here in New York is more important than ever,” Governor Hochul said. “If you’ve been waiting to get vaccinated, there’s no better time to get your first shot. If you qualify for your booster, make sure to get it as soon as possible. And as always, be sure to follow basic pandemic safety precautions, such as wearing a mask and washing your hands with soap and water.”

Today’s data is briefly summarized below:

  • Test results reported – 91,415
  • Total Positive – 4,326
  • Percentage Positive – 4.73%
  • 7 Day Average Percent Positive – 3.95%
  • Hospitalization of patients – 2,696 (+113)*
  • Newly admitted patients – 637*
  • Patients in ICU – 513 (+4)*
  • Patients in ICU with intubation – 280 (+34)*
  • Total discharges – 214,686 (+440)*
  • New deaths reported by healthcare facilities via HERDS – 67
  • Total number of deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 46,412

*Increase since the last data was reported on Thursday, November 25.

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 Deaths Reported to and Compiled by the CDC – 59,069

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 – 29,554,705
  • Total vaccine doses administered in the last 24 hours – 58,597
  • Total vaccine doses administered in the last 7 days – 563,937
  • Percentage of New Yorkers aged 18 and over with at least one vaccine dose – 85.7%
  • Percentage of New Yorkers aged 18 and over with completed vaccine series – 78.2%
  • Percentage of New Yorkers 18 Years and Older With At Least One Vaccine Dose (CDC) – 90.3%
  • Percentage of New Yorkers Age 18 and Over with Complete Vaccine Series (CDC) – 80.5%
  • Percentage of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose – 73.9%
  • Percentage of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series – 66.3%
  • Percentage of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 77.5%
  • Percentage of All New Yorkers with Complete Vaccine Series (CDC) – 68.2%
Region Wednesday, november 24, 2021 Thursday, november 25, 2021 Friday, november 26, 2021
Capital Region 58.38 57.05 51.37
Central New York 50.24 48.04 45.74
Finger Lakes 64.33 62.51 59.60
Long Island 35.02 33.90 31.21
Mid-Hudson 24.78 24.87 23.48
Mohawk Valley 65.03 62.61 59.34
New York City 17.10 16.79 16.01
North country 59.36 56.02 53.53
southern layer 61.88 58.79 52.76
Western New York 77.45 75.58 72.51
all over the state 34.94 34.02 32.00

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

Region Wednesday, november 24, 2021 Thursday, november 25, 2021 Friday, november 26, 2021
Capital Region 6.87% 6.96% 7.08%
Central New York 6.34% 6.46% 6.90%
Finger Lakes 8.56% 8.85% 9.41%
Long Island 4.39% 4.40% 4.43%
Mid-Hudson 3.08% 3.14% 3.30%
Mohawk Valley 7.76% 7.75% 9.25%
New York City 1.67% 1.65% 1.69%
North country 7.73% 7.82% 8.33%
southern layer 5.13% 4.99% 5.39%
Western New York 9.77% 9.67% 10.15%
all over the state 3.84% 3.82% 3.95%

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

NYC Neighborhood Wednesday, november 24, 2021 Thursday, november 25, 2021 Friday, november 26, 2021
Bronx 1.64% 1.65% 1.60%
kings 1.59% 1.55% 1.60%
New York 1.27% 1.25% 1.30%
queens 2.13% 2.11% 2.14%
Richmond 2.54% 2.58% 2.74%

Yesterday, 4,326 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State, bringing HERDS’ total to 2,684,853. A geographic breakdown is as follows:

district Totally positive New Positive
albany 34.116 60
Allegany 5.917 21
Broome 27,982 38
cattaragus 9,879 55
cayuga 9.639 21
chautauqua 14.797 94
Chemung 12,726 35
chenango 5.490 11
Clinton 7,980 27
Colombia 5.639 22
Cortland 6.047 7
Delaware 4.320 19
Dutchess 37.733 36
Erie 123,297 410
Essex 2,953 7
Franklin 5.335 44
Fulton 7.739 20
Genesee 8,541 46
greene 4.891 14
Hamilton 510
Herkimer 8.180 15
Jefferson 11.202 79
Lewis 4.157 12
Livingston 7,114 35
Madison 7.259 13
monroe 96.726 309
Montgomery 7,081 8
Nassau 224,617 238
Niagara 28,378 113
NYC 1.129.017 1.079
oneida 32.856 88
onondaga 58.942 147
Ontario 11.552 53
Orange 61,721 88
Orleans 5.414 24
Oswego 14.08 52
tsego 5.301 23
Putnam 13,074 19
Rensselaer 17,188 41
rockland 55.272 71
Saratoga 24,261 81
Schenectady 19.154 23
Schoharie 2.637 14
Schuyler 1.914 14
Seneca 3,190 19
St. Lawrence 12,660 26
Steuben 12,315 47
Suffolk 253.486 274
Sullivan 9.464 21
Tioga 6.280 6
tompkins 7.352 11
Ulster 18,908 43
warren 7.165 34
Washington 6,562 39
Wayne 10.072 52
Westchester 147,642 93
Wyoming 5.229 30
Yates 1972 5

In the past two days, 67 New Yorkers died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the total to 46,412. A geographical breakdown is as follows, by province of residence:

Deaths by province of residence
district New Dead
albany 2
Allegany 1
cattaragus 1
cayuga 1
chautauqua 2
Clinton 1
Cortland 1
Dutchess 1
Erie 10
Fulton 1
greene 1
Herkimer 2
kings 6
Lewis 1
Livingston 1
monroe 2
Montgomery 3
Nassau 2
Niagara 3
oneida 1
onondaga 5
Ontario 1
queens 4
Richmond 1
rockland 1
Saratoga 1
Schenectady 1
Steuben 1
Suffolk 4
Ulster 2
warren 2
Washington 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 appointments where vaccines are available or visit vaccins.gov for information on 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.

Yesterday, 13,069 New Yorkers received their first vaccine dose and 7,121 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
Increase from past 24 hours cumulative
Total
Increase from past 24 hours
Capital Region 797,345 645 716,352 295
Central New York 614.527 451 560,899 151
Finger Lakes 812.344 565 740,389 319
Long Island 2.004.925 2,704 1.776.816 1,284
Mid-Hudson 1,559,440 2,164 1,362,625 821
Mohawk Valley 308.526 208 283,246 101
New York City 7.177.710 5,033 6.377.402 3,421
North country 286,572 260 255,694 108
southern layer 413.872 240 375.315 109
Western New York 892.063 799 805.160 512
all over the state 14.867.324 13,069 13,253,898 7,121