NY COVID latest: Tuesday, May 4, 2021


FILE — In this Sept. 30, 2020 file photo, tables are spaced allowing for proper social distancing as customers lunch at Katz’s Delicatessen, in New York. New York City restaurants will be able to reopen for indoor dining at one-quarter capacity by Valentine’s Day and big weddings can return statewide in March if infection rates continue to drop, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, 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.

Gov. Cuomo shares NY COVID-19 updates

Daily indicators

  • Statewide positivity rate: 2.25%
    • 7-day average positivity rate: 1.76% – lowest since Nov. 5, 2020
  • COVID hospitalizations statewide: 2,573 (down 611 over last week)
    • ICU patients: 625
    • Intubated: 381
  • COVID fatalities: 39

Latest official numbers

As of Tuesday, there were 2,043,441 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March 2020 and 42,129 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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