Gov. Hochul provides COVID-19 update for Saturday, November 6

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ALBANY, N.Y. (WROC) — In an update to New Yorkers Saturday, Governor Kathy Hochul provided a report on the state’s progress combating COVID-19.

“With the holidays approaching, we are wasting no time to help get vaccines administered to children so families can safely spend time together,” Gov. Hochul said. “I encourage parents and guardians to reach out to their pediatricians and family physicians to get their children vaccinated so we can all have a happy and healthy holiday season.”

Today’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Test Results Reported – 198,904
  • Total Positive – 4,913
  • Percent Positive – 2.47%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive – 2.46%
  • Patient Hospitalization – 1,826 (-35)
  • Patients Newly Admitted – 213
  • Patients in ICU – 402 (+6)
  • Patients in ICU with Intubation – 230 (0)
  • Total Discharges – 209,608 (+235)
  • New deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 36
  • Total deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 45,764

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 only.

  • Total deaths reported to and compiled by the CDC – 58,181

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

  • Total vaccine doses administered – 27,631,462
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 24 hours – 89,352
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 7 days – 498,287
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose – 84.7%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series – 77.0%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 88.1%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 79.1%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose – 71.8%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series – 65.2%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 74.8%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 67.0%

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

REGIONWednesday, November 4, 2021Thursday, November 5, 2021Friday, November 6, 2021
Capital Region3.77%4.03%4.09%
Central New York4.36%4.52%4.67%
Finger Lakes5.71%5.90%6.26%
Long Island2.22%2.33%2.40%
Mid-Hudson1.72%1.86%1.84%
Mohawk Valley4.60%4.66%4.84%
New York City1.00%1.04%1.09%
North Country5.36%5.43%5.60%
Southern Tier3.14%3.06%3.31%
Western New York5.81%5.92%6.14%
Statewide2.30%2.37%2.46%

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

BOROUGHWednesday, November 4, 2021Thursday, November 5, 2021Friday, November 6, 2021
Bronx0.88%0.87%0.86%
Kings1.20%1.23%1.30%
New York0.70%0.77%0.82%
Queens1.03%1.11%1.14%
Richmond1.37%1.35%1.38%

Yesterday, 4,913 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 2,561,320. A geographic breakdown is as follows:   

CountyTotal PositiveNew Positive
Albany32,07886
Allegany5,13858
Broome25,80282
Cattaraugus8,46650
Cayuga9,02627
Chautauqua13,09857
Chemung11,59948
Chenango4,92419
Clinton7,21742
Columbia5,18414
Cortland5,65514
Delaware3,79221
Dutchess36,35267
Erie111,452440
Essex2,60421
Franklin4,58617
Fulton6,87149
Genesee7,54241
Greene4,58222
Hamilton4681
Herkimer7,27528
Jefferson9,74767
Lewis3,80419
Livingston6,16144
Madison6,60423
Monroe88,122362
Montgomery6,36527
Nassau217,518237
Niagara25,267102
NYC1,103,7731,062
Oneida29,946117
Onondaga54,627166
Ontario10,00460
Orange58,903120
Orleans4,74930
Oswego12,51277
Otsego4,82320
Putnam12,7079
Rensselaer15,63068
Rockland54,01455
Saratoga21,45589
Schenectady17,59061
Schoharie2,4293
Schuyler1,67311
Seneca2,8494
St. Lawrence11,39057
Steuben10,85762
Suffolk244,021362
Sullivan8,78117
Tioga5,55937
Tompkins6,76820
Ulster17,72841
Warren6,00850
Washington5,14959
Wayne8,81559
Westchester144,85983
Wyoming4,64119
Yates1,76110

Yesterday, 36 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19, bringing the total compiled through HERDS to 45,764. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:  

CountyNew Deaths
Allegany1
Broome1
Cattaraugus1
Chemung1
Clinton1
Cortland1
Dutchess1
Erie4
Herkimer1
Jefferson3
Kings2
Monroe4
Nassau1
Oneida2
Onondaga1
Orange2
Orleans1
Otsego1
Rensselaer1
Saratoga1
Schoharie1
St. Lawrence1
Steuben1
Suffolk1
Wayne1

All New York State mass vaccination sites are open to eligible New Yorkers aged 12 years and older for walk-in vaccination on a first-come, first-serve basis. People who would prefer to schedule an appointment at a state-run mass vaccination site can do so on the Am I Eligible App or by calling 1-833-NYS-4-VAX.

People may also contact their local health department, pharmacy, doctor or hospital to schedule appointments where vaccines are available, or visit vaccines.gov to find information on vaccine appointments near them. 

A geographic breakdown of New Yorkers who have been vaccinated by region is as follows:

 People with at least one vaccine dosePeople with complete vaccine series 
RegionCumulative
Total
Increase over past 24 hoursCumulative
Total
Increase over past 24 hours 
Capital Region770,1801,032708,478999 
Central New York597,854647556,085474 
Finger Lakes783,235843731,272598 
Long Island1,950,2962,6181,743,9082,938 
Mid-Hudson1,508,2981,7921,341,4671,333 
Mohawk Valley300,799283279,657310 
New York City6,970,2826,4776,247,089-300 
North Country278,921238252,880212 
Southern Tier401,4391,025370,494274 
Western New York861,1721,160794,087950 
Statewide14,422,47616,11513,025,4177,788 

The COVID Vaccine Tracker Dashboard is available to update residents on the distribution of the vaccine.

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