NY COVID latest: Friday, April 9, 2021


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.

NYC COVID update from Mayor Bill de Blasio

• 170 new hospitalizations
• 2,834 new cases
• 6.17% positivity rate (7-day avg.)

NY COVID hospitalizations, cases latest information from Gov. Cuomo

Daily Indicators

  • NY positivity rate: 2.96%
    • Test results reported: 304,956
    • Total positive: 9,014
    • Total cumulative cases: 1,927,357
  • NY COVID-19 hospitalizations: 4,351
    • ICU: 899
    • Intubated: 591
  • COVID-19 fatalities in NY: 56
    • Total deaths: 41,028

NYC schools: Opt-in deadline for in-person learning

Friday is the last day for parents to decide if they want their children to return to school for in-person learning for the remainder of this academic year.

This is the final opt-in period for the 2020-2021 school year.

Coney Island amusement parks reopen

After over a year closed, Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park and Luna Park in Coney Island are set to reopen Friday morning and will be open on weekends through May.

PIX11’s Kirstin Cole will be on the scene all morning on the PIX11 Morning News.

Latest official numbers

As of Thursday, there were 1,927,357 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March 2020 and 41,028 lab-confirmed fatalities, according to the state Department of Health.

COVID-19 timeline: How novel coronavirus spread

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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