New York COVID update March 10, new low since July

NEW YORK (NEWS10) – As of Thursday, March 10, the 7-day daily average for COVID-19 was 1.45%, the lowest since July 20, and below 2% for two consecutive weeks. Health officials said the total number of positive cases as of Thursday was 1,850 statewide.

Health officials said statewide 13 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported since Wednesday. The total number of deaths reported through the Electronic Health Response Data System (HERDS) since the start of the pandemic is now 54,903. The total number of hospitalizations for COVID-19 statewide in Wednesday’s date is 1,279, a decrease of 155.

HERDS is a New York State Department of Health data source that collects and confirms daily death data as reported by hospitals, nursing homes and adult care facilities. According to HERD, the total number of deaths reported by health care facilities is 69,681, in addition to the total number of deaths reported and met by the CDC statewide.

Today’s data is briefly summarized below:

  • Total vaccine doses administered – 37,181,119
  • Total vaccine doses administered in past 24 hours – 15,638
  • Total vaccine doses administered in the last 7 days – 112,487
  • Percentage of New Yorkers ages 18 and older who have received at least one dose of vaccine – 91.8%
  • Percentage of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with a completed series of vaccines – 83.2%
  • Percentage of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with at least one dose of vaccine (CDC) – 95.0%
  • Percentage of New Yorkers ages 18 and older with a completed vaccine series (CDC) – 85.8%
  • Percentage of New Yorkers ages 12-17 with at least one dose of vaccine (CDC) – 82.0%
  • Percentage of New Yorkers ages 12-17 with a completed vaccine series (CDC) – 72.0%
  • Percentage of all New Yorkers who have received at least one dose of vaccine – 81.3%
  • Percentage of all New Yorkers who have completed the series of vaccines – 73.4%
  • Percentage of all New Yorkers who have received at least one dose of vaccine (CDC) – 89.2%
  • Percentage of all New Yorkers with a completed vaccine series (CDC) – 75.8%

The 7-day average of cases per 100,000 population for each region is as follows

REGION Monday, March 7, 2022 Tuesday, March 8, 2022 Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Capital Region 11:40 a.m. 10.77 9.84
NYC Center 20.19 7:55 p.m. 17.96
Finger Lakes 6.92 6.50 6.09
Long Island 6.69 6.79 6.38
Mid Hudson 9:30 a.m. 9.54 8.99
Mohawk Valley 11.04 10.66 9:45 a.m.
New York City 8.50 8.23 8.16
Northern country 18.11 17.53 16.13
South level 15.14 14.51 1:50 p.m.
Western New York 8.36 7.76 7.12
Statewide 9.33 9.09 8.66

The average percentage of 7-day positive test results from each region reported in the last three days is as follows:

REGION Monday, March 7, 2022 Tuesday, March 8, 2022 Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Capital Region 2.66% 2.53% 2.51%
NYC Center 4.39% 4.34% 4.32%
Finger Lakes 2.07% 1.96% 1.92%
Long Island 1.57% 1.57% 1.52%
Mid Hudson 1.69% 1.68% 1.60%
Mohawk Valley 2.18% 2.13% 2.18%
New York City 1.02% 0.99% 1.02%
Northern country 3.69% 3.54% 3.38%
South level 2.41% 2.33% 2.34%
Western New York 2.27% 2.11% 1.98%
Statewide 1.51% 1.46% 1.45%

The 7-day average percentage of positive test results from each New York City borough reported in the past three days is as follows:

ARRONDISSEMENT Monday, March 7, 2022 Tuesday, March 8, 2022 Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Bronx 0.76% 0.73% 0.75%
kings 0.93% 0.89% 0.93%
new York 1.33% 1.31% 1.37%
queens 0.94% 0.90% 0.89%
richmond 1.19% 1.16% 1.21%

As of Thursday, March 9, 1,850 New Yorkers have tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 4,920,106. A geographic breakdown is as follows:

county Total positive New positive
Albany 58,222 23
allegania 8,836 2
Broome 44,584 27
Cattaraugus 15,262 ten
cayuga 15,715 4
Chautauqua 23,404 6
Chemung 21,064 12
Chenango 9,180 2
clinton 16,434 12
Colombia 9,920 6
Corland 10,339 1
Delaware 7,585 1
Dutch 63,377 20
Erie 206,391 43
Essex 5,490 1
franklin 9,192 11
Fulton 12,334 ten
Genesis 13,553 5
Green 8,473 7
hamilton 842
Herkimer 13,584 2
Jefferson 19,710 16
lewis 6,106 2
Livingston 11,503 4
Madison 12,771 6
Monroe 149,709 49
Montgomery 11,712 2
Nassau 399 334 119
niagara 47,372 17
new York 2,278,761 883
Oneida 52,383 16
Onondaga 108,097 84
Ontario 19,567 3
Orange 105,662 33
Orleans 8,540 1
Oswego 25,187 6
otsego 9,693 1
Putnam 23,360
Rensselaer 30,989 12
rock land 91,394 29
Saratoga 45,369 23
Schenectady 32,454 5
Schoharie 4,921
Schuyler 3,395 1
Seneca 5,785
Saint Laurent 20,682 23
Steuben 19,615 4
Suffolk 423 513 145
Sullivan 18,232 4
Tioga 10,542 8
Tomkins 17,664 30
Ulster 30,987 14
Warren 13,355 7
Washington 11,905 2
wayne 16,955 3
Westchester 247,541 89
Wyoming 8,235 1
yates 3,325 3

Below is data that shows how many hospitalized people who tested positive for COVID-19 were admitted for COVID-19/COVID-19 complications and how many were admitted for non-COVID-19 conditions:

Region 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 a reason for admission
Capital Region 96 57 59.4% 39 40.6%
NYC Center 52 27 51.9% 25 48.1%
Finger Lakes 202 74 36.6% 128 63.4%
Long Island 173 72 41.6% 101 58.4%
Mid Hudson 104 40 38.5% 64 61.5%
Mohawk Valley 36 21 58.3% 15 41.7%
New York City 413 156 37.8% 257 62.2%
Northern country 48 22 45.8% 26 54.2%
South level 63 26 41.3% 37 58.7%
Western New York 92 51 55.4% 41 44.6%
Statewide 1,279 546 42.7% 733 57.3%

The Omicron variant now represents more than 95% of viruses in circulation. For more information on variant tracking, please visit here: COVID-19 Variant Data | Department of Health (ny.gov).

As of Thursday, March 9, 13 New Yorkers have died from COVID-19, bringing the total to 54,903. The geographic breakdown is as follows, by state of residence:

county New deaths
Cattaraugus 1
clinton 1
Erie 1
kings 3
Nassau 2
Onondaga 1
queens 1
Saratoga 1
Suffolk 2

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