Hochul Notifies New Yorkers About the COVID-19 Pandemic, Nov. 9 – Community News
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Hochul Notifies New Yorkers About the COVID-19 Pandemic, Nov. 9

MOUNT VERNON, NY (WROC) — Gov. Kathy Hochul hosted a coronavirus briefing Tuesday afternoon to update New Yorkers on the state’s ongoing efforts to respond to a pandemic.

The governor announced the expansion of the SUNY/CUNY incentive for full scholarship vaccination for children aged 5-11 years. Children in that age group who have received the COVID-19 vaccine will be entered into a pool where 50 winners will later be selected.

This new incentive program – called “Vaccinate. Educate. Graduation.” — Building on the state’s previous “Get a Shot to Make Your Future” campaign for 12-18-year-olds who have been vaccinated.

On Monday, the governor reported 30 new COVID-19 deaths in New York, adding that 58,145 doses of vaccine were administered in the 24 hours leading up to the state.

“I am proud of the New Yorkers for all the progress we have made in fighting this pandemic,” Governor Hochul said. “Every day we are getting closer to beating COVID-19, but we cannot get complacent. This vaccine is our best weapon and now children can also be vaccinated. We should all be ambassadors for this vaccine and tell our loved ones to get vaccinated as soon as possible.”

Monday’s statewide coronavirus data, according to the governor’s office, is summarized below:

  • Test results reported – 111.451
  • Totally positive – 3,480
  • Percentage Positive – 3.12%
  • 7 Day Average Percent Positive – 2.59%
  • Hospitalization of patients – 1,794 (-11)
  • Newly admitted patients – 221
  • Patients in the ICU – 376 (-16)
  • Patients in the ICU with intubation – 219 (-10)
  • Total discharges – 210,060 (+183)
  • New deaths reported by healthcare facilities via HERDS – 30
  • Total number of deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 45,821
    • 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 – 58,306
    • 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 – 27,801,093
  • Total vaccine doses administered in the last 24 hours – 58,145
  • Total vaccine doses administered in the last 7 days – 547,664
  • Percentage of New Yorkers 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose – 84.8%
  • Percentage of New Yorkers aged 18 and older with completed vaccine series – 77.1%
  • Percentage of New Yorkers 18 Years and Older With At Least One Vaccine Dose (CDC) – 88.4%
  • Percentage of New Yorkers Age 18 and Over with Complete Vaccine Series (CDC) – 79.3%
  • Percentage of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose – 71.9%
  • Percentage of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series – 65.3%
  • Percentage of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 75.0%
  • Percentage of All New Yorkers with Complete Vaccine Series (CDC) – 67.2%

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

REGION Friday November 5, 2021 Saturday, November 6, 2021 Sunday 7 November 2021
Capital Region 4.09% 4.32% 4.49%
Central New York 4.67% 4.61% 4.60%
Finger Lakes 6.26% 6.48% 6.56%
Long Island 2.40% 2.45% 2.45%
Mid-Hudson 1.84% 1.85% 1.94%
Mohawk Valley 4.84% 5.11% 5.19%
New York City 1.09% 1.11% 1.13%
North country 5.60% 5.58% 5.65%
Southern Level 3.31% 3.42% 3.42%
Western New York 6.14% 6.29% 6.41%
all over the state 2.46% 2.53% 2.59%

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