NEW YORK — Find the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic in New York state and New York City, including data on positive cases and other indicators, and information from local officials.
Gov. Cuomo holds COVID-19 phone briefing
The governor held a coronavirus briefing amid new allegations of sexual harassment. Listen to the phone briefing in the video player below.
- Total COVID hospitalizations are at 4,789
- Of the 227,768 tests reported Saturday, 6,789 were positive
- 2.98% statewide one-day percent of positive cases
- 59 new CONYC 4%VID-19 fatalities
- 4% positivity rate in New York City
- 4.8% positivity rate in the Bronx
- 4.4 positivity rate in Staten Island
- 4.2% positivity rate in Queens
- 4.1% positivity rate in Brooklyn
- 2.65 positivity rate in Manhattan
- More than 5.5 million doses total have been administered statewide.
- About 3.6 million first doses
- About 1.9 second doses
- The Javits Center megasite administered over 13,000 vaccines on Saturday alone. Cuomo said he believes its the largest number of vaccines ever delivered in the country in a single day.
- Cuomo said would sign legislation on Sunday modifying his emergency powers related to the pandemic. The modifications will be implemented immediately, he said.
New York reopening update
- On March 19, restaurants outside New York City, which have been restricted at 50% of indoor capacity, can expand to 75% capacity.
- All the same safety protocols will remain in effect.
- Between now and March 19, if the numbers change then the state reserves the right to readjust the restrictions.
- With the new law that the Legislature passed modifying Cuomo’s emergency powers, state lawmakers have five days to review the capacity change.
- Cuomo said he would discuss the proposal with lawmakers or local governments who come to him with issues about the plan.
- The Legislature has the ability to stop restaurant capacity from expanding via a 50% majority vote.
The latest official numbers:
As of Sunday, there were 1,681,169 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March 2020 and 39,029 lab-confirmed fatalities, according to the state Department of Health.
The New York state coronavirus hotline is 1-888-364-3065; information is also being posted here