Public Health

Coronavirus Update: New York, NY

Khang T. Vuong, MHA20 Dec 2020

NYC Coronavirus Update:

  • NYC is currently seeing a surge of cases, especially in Staten Island and some parts of Brooklyn and Queens.
  • New restrictions were imposed by Governor Andrew Cuomo. This included the closing of all bars, restaurants, and gyms at 10 pm and the limitation of private gatherings to 10 people
  • While Brooklyn and Queens had the highest rates of COVID-19 at the beginning of the pandemic, Staten Island is currently a yellow zone in terms of positive COVID cases

Total Positive Coronavirus COVID-19 Cases (NY Statewide): 288,000

LAST UPDATE: November 17th, 2020

LocationNumber of positive cases  (total)
New York City

288K

+1,293

Nassau County

54,309

+295

Suffolk County

53,653

+345

Westchester County

44,575

+230

Rockland County

19,904

+61

Erie County

18,018

+272

Orange County

15,197

+58

Monroe County

10,681

+227

Onondaga County

7,892

+143

Dutchess County

6,224

+39

Albany County

4,572

+43

Broome County

4,431

+37

Oneida County

3,603

+34

Ulster County

2,800

+12

Niagara County

2,753

+45

Chemung County

2,380

+18

Putnam County

2,186

+33

Sullivan County

1,981

+2

Schenectady County

1,890

+19

Saratoga County

1,694

+14

Steuben County

1,434

+18

These simple steps can help stop the spread:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

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