NY COVID latest: Thursday, April 15, 2021

Coronavirus

FILE – In this March 9, 2021, file photo, people enjoy the warming weather and a view of lower Manhattan at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J. A year after becoming a global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, New York and New Jersey are back atop the list of U.S. states with the highest rates of infection. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, 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.

Statewide indicators from Gov. Cuomo

  • Hospitalizations: 3,963.
  • 6,884 positive tests (2.76% of total)
  • 46 fatalities.
  • 39.6% of New Yorkers have received at least one vaccine dose
  • 26.4% have completed their vaccine series
  • 198,257 total doses were administered over the past 24 hours
  • 12,638,792 total doses administered to date

Mayor de Blasio gives NYC COVID-19 update

Vaccines in NYC

  • Total doses: 5,409,174

Recovery for us all

  • East Side Coastal Resiliency Project
    • $1.45B climate resiliency project
    • Improve public spaces: East River Park, Corlears Hook Park, Murphy Brothers Playground, Stuyvesant Cove Park and Asser Levy Playground
    • Protect 110,000 New Yorkers — including 28K NYCHA residents

Daily indicators

  • COVID Hospitalizations: 164 (64% positivity rate) 
  • Hospitalization rate per 100,000, 7-day average (NYS): 2.86
  • New reported COVID-19 cases on 7-day average (including probable cases): 2,447
  • 7-day rolling average: 5.26%

Latest official numbers

As of Wednesday, there were 1,957,551 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March 2020 and 41,301 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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