Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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Students arrive for in-person classes at Public School 188 in New York City on Sept. 29, 2020.

Students arrive for in-person classes at Public School 188 in New York City on Sept. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

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.

COVID vaccine update

  • Total doses administered – 10,869,300
  • Total doses administered over past 24 hours – 206,178
  • Total doses administered over past seven days – 1,447,349
  • Percent of New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose – 34.4%
  • Percent of New Yorkers who are fully vaccinated – 21.7%

Update: COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, deaths

  • Test results reported Tuesday – 221,674
  • Total positive – 7,213
  • One-day percent positive – 3.25%
  • Seven-day average percent positive – 3.48%
  • Patient hospitalization – 4,526 
  • Number of ICU patients – 950
  • Number of ICU patients with intubation – 593
  • New COVID deaths – 59
  • Total fatalities since March 2020 – 40,922

NYC mayor holds COVID briefing

Mayor Bill de Blasio shares the latest on NYC’s COVID-19 response. Watch in video below.

Vaccines in NYC

  • Total doses administered: 4,637,627
  • Doubling pop-up locations (NYCHA, community centers, religious institutes)

State budget

  • Students/education will benefit 
  • Small businesses will benefit

Caring for the long haul

  • Using COVID Centers of Excellence to take care of New Yorkers
  • Two open in Tremont and Roosevelt
  • Opening in Brooklyn in July
  • NYC Aftercare — Caring for those who need it for as long as it takes
    • For those living with long-term conditions after contracting COVID

Beaches and pools in NYC

  • All NYC beaches opening Memorial Day Weekend (May 29)
  • Pools opening after last day of school, Saturday June 26 and more pools open than last summer

Latest official numbers

As of Wednesday, there were 1,909,964 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March 2020 and 40,922 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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