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 gives NY COVID-19 update
- NY positivity rate: 0.34%
- Tests reported: 110,387
- Tests positive: 370
- NY COVID-19 hospitalizations: 548
- ICU: 143
- Ventilators: 79
- COVID-19 fatalities in NY: 9
- Death toll: 42,905
- Vaccines doses administered: 20,451,032
- Percent of New Yorkers (18+) with at least one vaccine dose (CDC): 70.6%
- Percent of New Yorkers (18+) with completed vaccine series (CDC): 62.6%
NYC sports, music venues welcome fans back at full capacity
New York’s sports comeback starts Friday at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. The stadium opens at 100% capacity – with no proof of vaccination or negative COVID test needed – for the first time since the pandemic began.
Then on Saturday, the Foo Fighters play to a sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden, the first concert at the iconic venue for the first time in over a year.
Come Monday, Citi Field will host a Mets doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves with the ballpark open at full capacity.
NY lifts most COVID restrictions after hitting 70% vaccination benchmark
It was the moment many New Yorkers had been waiting for: Gov. Andrew Cuomo officially announced the end of most COVID-19 restrictions “effective immediately” on Tuesday.
The announcement came one day after the state hit its goal of getting at least one vaccine shot in the arms of 70% of adult New Yorkers.
New York, New Jersey and several companies nationwide are offering incentives for those who get vaccinated, including free food, drinks and a scratch-and-win ticket where people have the chance to win $5 million.
Latest official numbers
As of Friday, there were 2,093,736 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March 2020 and 42,905 fatalities, according to data from the state.
The New York state coronavirus hotline is 1-888-364-3065; information is also being posted hereG