(WSYR-TV) — Onondaga County has announced over 450 positive COVID-19 cases from this past weekend and no new deaths.
County Executive Ryan McMahon tweeted Monday that 451 residents tested positive from Saturday to Monday. He added that 58 people are currently in the hospital, with 12 of those patients in the ICU, but question whether all of them were in the hospital because of COVID.
“Certainly, many of the 58 (who) tested positive are not in the hospital for Covid symptoms. I don’t have this data point,” McMahon tweeted.
Here is a breakdown of positive COVID cases from the weekend:
- Sat. 107 cases
- Sun. 231 cases
- Mon. 113 cases
Dr. Stephen Thomas, the Director of Upstate Global Health joined NewsChannel 9 Monday to discuss CNY’s high 7-day positivity rate which stands over 6%.
You can watch the interview in the video player above.
Meanwhile, Governor Kathy Hochul updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress combating COVID-19.
“New York has made tremendous progress in fighting the pandemic, but we must continue to do the right thing and protect ourselves and our community through vaccination,” Governor Hochul said. “Vaccines are safe, effective, and the best way to prevent serious illness from COVID-19. By encouraging your family members, friends, and children to get the vaccine, we can continue making strides in beating back the virus.”
Today’s data is summarized briefly below:
- Test Results Reported – 119,475
- Total Positive – 2,013
- Percent Positive – 1.68%
- 7-Day Average Percent Positive – 1.87%
- Patient Hospitalization – 900 (-25)
- Patients Newly Admitted – 113
- Patients in ICU – 159 (+12)
- Patients in ICU with Intubation – 77 (+1)
- Total Discharges – 289,351 (+153)
- New deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 12
- Total deaths reported by healthcare facilities through HERDS – 55,042
The Health Electronic Response Data System is a 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 – 69,958
This 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 – 37,314,121
- Total vaccine doses administered over past 24 hours – 13,250
- Total vaccine doses administered over past 7 days – 91,430
- Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one vaccine dose – 91.9%
- Percent of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with completed vaccine series – 83.3%
- 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) – 85.9%
- Percent of New Yorkers ages 12-17 with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 82.2%
- Percent of New Yorkers ages 12-17 with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 72.2%
- Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose – 81.4%
- Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series – 73.6%
- Percent of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose (CDC) – 89.3%
- Percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series (CDC) – 75.9%
Each region’s 7-day average of cases per 100K population is as follows
|REGION||Thursday, March 17, 2022||Friday, March 18, 2022||Saturday, March 19, 2022|
|Central New York||19.47||37.01||19.47|
|New York City||10.47||12.39||10.47|
|Western New York||7.02||9.48||7.02|
Each region’s 7-day average percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:
|Region||Thursday, March 17, 2022||Friday, March 18, 2022||Saturday, March 19, 2022|
|Central New York||5.65%||6.08%||6.21%|
|New York City||1.33%||1.39%||1.41%|
|Western New York||1.85%||1.85%||1.82%|
Each New York City borough’s 7-day average percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:
|Borough in NYC||Thursday, March 17, 2022||Friday, March 18, 2022||Saturday, March 19, 2022|
Yesterday 2,013 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 4,940,576. A geographic breakdown is as follows:
|County||Total Positive||New Positive|
Below is data that shows how many hospitalized individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 were admitted for COVID-19/COVID-19 complications and how many were admitted for non-COVID-19 conditions:
COVID-19 Patients currently hospitalized
|Admitted due to COVID or complications of COVID||% Admitted due to COVID or complications of COVID||Admitted where COVID was not included as one of the reasons for admission||% Admitted where COVID was not included as one of the reasons for admission|
|Central New York||45||26||57.8%||19||42.2%|
|New York City||291||108||37.1%||183||62.9%|
|Western New York||64||31||48.4%||33||51.6%|
The Omicron variant now represents more than 95% of the viruses in circulation. For more information on variant tracking, please visit here: (COVID-19 Variant Data | Department of Health (ny.gov).
Yesterday, 12 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 55,042. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:
All New York State mass vaccination sites are open to eligible New Yorkers aged 5 and older, with walk-in vaccination available at all sites on a first-come, first-serve basis for people aged 12 and older. Information on which sites require appointments for children in the 5-11 age group is available on our website. People who prefer to make an appointment at a state-run mass vaccination site can do so on the Am I Eligible App or by calling 1-833-NYS-4-VAX. People may also contact their local health department, pharmacy, doctor or hospital to schedule appointments where vaccines are available, or visit vaccines.gov to find information on vaccine appointments near them.
New Yorkers looking to schedule vaccine appointments for 5-11-year-old children are encouraged to contact their child’s pediatrician, family physician, county health departments, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), rural health centers, or pharmacies that may be administering the vaccine for this age group. Parents and guardians can visit vaccines.gov, text their ZIP code to 438829, or call 1-800-232-0233 to find nearby locations. Make sure that the provider offers the Pfizer-BioNTechCOVID-19 vaccine, as the other COVID-19 vaccines are not yet authorized for this age group.
Visit our website for parents and guardians for new information, frequently asked questions and answers, and resources specifically designed for parents and guardians of this age group.
Yesterday, 1,889 New Yorkers received their first vaccine dose, and 4,419 completed their vaccine series. A geographic breakdown of New Yorkers who have been vaccinated by region is as follows:
|Regional Vaccination Data by Provider Location|
|People with at least one vaccine dose||People with complete vaccine series|
|Increase over past 24 hours||Cumulative|
|Increase over past 24 hours|
|Central New York||647,272||59||599,027||58|
|New York City||8,039,013||952||7,135,092||3,180|
|Western New York||956,799||80||880,110||188|
|Increase over past 24 hours||Increase over past 7 days|
|Central New York||308,769||179||1,291|
|New York City||2,959,996||4,121||23,308|
|Western New York||525,030||318||2,132|