NY COVID latest: Tuesday, May 25, 2021

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Visitors outside the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan on April 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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 latest in New York

  • Total doses administered – 18,528,624
  • Total doses administered over past 24 hours – 90,710
  • Total doses administered over past seven days – 788,145
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose – 63.9%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series – 55.2%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose – 52.3%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series – 44.3%

Update: New COVID cases, hospitalizations deaths in NY

Test results reported Monday – 76,551
Total positive – 767
One-day percent positive – 1.00%
Seven-day average percent positive – 0.89%
Patient hospitalization – 1,357
Number of COVID patient in ICU – 307
Number of ICU patients with intubation – 181
New COVID fatalities – 16
Total deaths – 42,624

Mayor de Blasio NYC COVID-19 update

Vaccines in NYC

  • Total doses administered: 7,999,257
  • Vaccine buses to the beaches and hot spots this summer:
    • Coney Island
    • Brighton Beach
    • Rockaways 
    • Orchard Beach
    • Brooklyn Bridge Park
    • Central Park
    • Flushing Meadows Corona Park
    • Prospect Park
    • Governors Island and more
    • Visit: NYC.gov/NYCMobileVax 
  • Incentive: Get vaccinated Tuesday (5/25) at Madison Square Garden and enter to win tickets to Wednesday’s game
    • Get vaccinated Thursday and enter to win tickets to subsequent playoffs game
    • Get Knocks merch with your shot and maybe meet Walt “Clyde” Frazier, John Starks and the Knicks City dancers

Small businesses in NYC

  • Shop your city challenge
    • New 30-day challenge
    • Shop local and win a $50 gift card
    • To enter, submit photo of your favorite small business to NYC
    • Find a small business near you: NYC.Gov/ShopYourCity

Daily indicators

  • COVID Hospitalizations: 98 (17% positivity rate)
  • Hospitalization rate per 100,000, 7-day average (NYS): 0.79
  • New reported COVID-19 cases on 7-day average (including probable cases): 411
  • 7-day rolling average: 1.10%

NYC schools reopening

New York City public schools will fully reopen for in-person learning, with no remote option, for the next academic year in September.

Vaccine freebies

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 — The “Vax & Scratch” program begins Monday.

Latest official numbers

As of Tuesday, there were 2,080,113 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March 2020 and 42,624 fatalities, according to data from the state.

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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