COVID hospitalizations at lowest since August of 2021

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ALBANY – On Saturday, Governor Kathy Hochul gave a positive update regarding COVID infections in the state.

“As we continue to make progress with the pandemic across New York State, it’s critical that we follow the smart steps that put us in this position in the first place,” Governor Hochul said. “Vaccines and boosters work and are our most powerful tool in beating back this virus. We will continue to encourage every New Yorker to get the vaccine, get the booster dose, and stay home if you feel sick.”

Saturday’s data is summarized briefly below:

  • Test Results Reported – 154,544
  • Total Positive – 2,574
  • Percent Positive – 1.67%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive – 1.60%
  • Patient Hospitalization – 1,541 (-90)
  • Patients Newly Admitted – 172
  • Patients in ICU – 282 (+7)
  • Patients in ICU with Intubation – 150 (+9)
  • Total Discharges – 286,864 (+235)
  • New deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 16
  • Total deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 54,819

The Health Electronic Response Data System is an NYS DOH data source that collects confirmed daily death data as reported by hospitals, nursing homes, and adult care facilities only.

  • Total deaths reported to and compiled by the CDC – 69,418

Saturday’s daily COVID-19 provisional death certificate data reported by NYS DOH and NYC to the CDC includes those who died in any location, including hospitals, nursing homes, adult care facilities, at home, in hospice, and other settings.

  • Total vaccine doses administered – 37,108,989
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 24 hours – 20,984
  • Total vaccine doses administered over past 7 days – 324,532
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose – 91.8%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series – 83.1%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 95.0%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 85.7%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 12-17 with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 81.8%
  • Percent of New Yorkers ages 12-17 with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 71.8%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose – 81.2%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series – 73.3%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 89.1%
  • Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 75.6%

 

Each region’s 7-day average of cases per 100K population is as follows

 

REGION Wednesday, March 2, 2022 Thursday, March 3, 2022 Friday, March 4, 2022
Capital Region 12.43 12.59 11.39
Central New York 20.78 20.17 20.52
Finger Lakes 8.25 7.94 7.78
Long Island 8.10 7.57 7.41
Mid-Hudson 8.29 7.81 8.58
Mohawk Valley 13.63 13.16 11.86
New York City 8.08 7.91 8.81
North Country 19.33 19.16 18.58
Southern Tier 17.08 17.76 16.27
Western New York 9.74 9.54 9.06
Statewide 9.65 9.40 9.67

 

Each region’s 7-day average percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

 

REGION Wednesday, March 2, 2022 Thursday, March 3, 2022 Friday, March 4, 2022
Capital Region 3.05% 3.09% 2.79%
Central New York 4.85% 4.59% 4.58%
Finger Lakes 2.70% 2.47%