Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Tuesday, March 30, 2021

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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.

2:20 p.m.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo released the latest data on New York’s COVID-19 progress.

Daily Indicators

  • NY positivity rate: 4.28%
    • Tests reported: 151,437
    • Total positive: 6,488
  • NY COVID-19 hospitalizations: 4,715
    • ICU: 903
    • Intubated: 523 
  • COVID-19 fatalities in NY: 61

12:30 p.m.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo shared the latest data on vaccine distribution in New York State. 

Vaccines in New York

  • Total doses administered: 9,229,098
  • % of New Yorkers with at least one dose: 29.9%
  • % of NYers with completed vaccine series: 17.3%
  • More than 1.3 million doses administered over past seven days

10 a.m.

Mayor de Blasio shared the latest on the city’s COVID-19 response. Watch in video below.

Vaccines in NYC

  • Vaccinating homebound New Yorkers
  • More than 3,200 homebound New Yorkers have been vaccinated
  • Vaccine for All team reached out to more than 14,000 residents
  • 3,958,318 total doses administered
  • New Yorkers 30 and older are eligible
  • New Yorkers 16 and older eligible on April 6

Spring Cleaning

  • Increase litter basket service more than 100 trucks per week, restore Sunday litter basket service

Daily indicators

  • COVID Hospitalizations: 186 (55% positivity rate)
  • Hospitalization rate per 100,000, 7-day average (NYS): 3.94
  • New reported COVID-19 cases on 7-day average (including probable cases): 3,591
  • 7-day rolling average: 6.15%

Happening today

New Yorkers ages 30 years and older can schedule appointments to get vaccinated beginning Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday. He also said New Yorkers ages 16 and older can schedule appointments beginning April 6.

Also Tuesday, New York vaccine eligibility expands to all incarcerated individuals.

Plus, starting Tuesday, New Yorkers 75 years of age and older, as well as one eligible person accompanying them, can walk into vaccine sites without an appointment at Brooklyn Army Terminal, Bathgate and Citi Field, to get their shot.

Latest official numbers

As of Tuesday, there were 1,850,050 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March 2020 and 40,451 lab-confirmed fatalities, according to the state Department of Health.

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Tips to protect yourself and others amid coronavirus outbreaks

The New York state coronavirus hotline is 1-888-364-3065; information is also being posted here

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