Long Island coronavirus cases
Tracking coronavirus in Suffolk County
Data sources and links
- New York State Department of Health
- New York State Department of Health – COVID-19 Tracker
- New York State Department of Health – Fatalities
- Suffolk County Department of Health
- Suffolk County Department of Health – COVID-19 Tracker
- Nassau County Department of Health
- Johns Hopkins University CSSE case tracker
Closing times have been extended from 10 to 11 p.m. for bars, restaurants, gyms and fitness centers, casinos, billiard halls and other State Liquor Authority-licensed establishments, from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. statewide, under an executive order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo today. The change, which applies statewide, takes effect today.
Eleven additional cases of the U.K. variant of the novel coronavirus have been identified in New York State, bringing the total known cases of the variant in N.Y. to 79, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday.
Two additional cases were identified in Suffolk County, eight were in NYC and one was in Rockland County.
New York's statewide positivity rate declined 4% on Tuesday (7,101 positives out of 176,750 tests results reported). Total hospitalizations declined to 7,593 Tuesday and there were 821 new hospital admissions.
Suffolk's testing positivity rate on Feb. 9 was 4.7%, the first time since late November the positivity rate was below 5% in Suffolk.
There were 539 new confirmed cases out of 11,502 tests reported in Suffolk.
“While we are still a ways away from the 1% positivity rate we were hovering around for months, our seven day rolling average continues to trend steadily downward," Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said yesterday.
“We have made a lot of progress over the last few weeks, and if we keep practicing the common sense safety measures that work, we can keep the decline going until we crush this virus once and for all,” Bellone said.
Suffolk County's test positivity rate was 5.6% Sunday, unchanged from the day before — the lowest percent-positive rate reported in Suffolk since early December, according to data reported by the county yesterday.
Suffolk reported 696 positives out of 11,990 test result reported. There were 652 people hospitalize with the virus, 137 in ICU. Fifty-eight of those hospitalized were new admissions. There were 53 patients discharged.
Suffolk County reported six new coronavirus deaths, bringing the county's death toll to 2,885 people since March 2020.
New York's statewide COVID-19 test positivity rate was 4.3% Sunday, 8448 positives out of 197,813 test results reported. There were 7,716 people hospitalized with the virus, 1,454 in ICU and 729 new hospital admissions. New York reported 114 new fatalities.
One out of every 437 New Yorkers have died of COVID-19, the second-highest death rate in the U.S., according to an analysis published today by Axios.
New Jersey had the highest death rate. The virus has claimed the life of one out of every 406 residents.
In the seven states hardest hit by the pandemic, more than 1 in every 500 residents have died from the coronavirus Axios reported.
Fifteen new cases of the U.K. variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 have been identified in New York State, the governor said Friday. That brings the total number of confirmed cases of the U.K. variant in New York to 59, he said. The variant, thought to be up to 70% more transmissible, the governor said, has been found all across the state. There are six identified cases in Suffolk, 8 in Nassau and 18 in NYC, the governor said.
Currently genome sequencing, which is required to identify variants, is done on less than half of 1% of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the U.S.
In N.Y., genome sequencing is being done primarily at the state's Wadsworth Lab, which is performing about 90 per day and has completed about 4,000 genome sequences since March 20, the Wall Street Journal reports. Since March 20, there have been more than 1.47 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New York.
There were 92 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Riverhead Town during the seven days ending Feb. 5, according to Suffolk County. Riverhead Central School District reported six new cases during that time period.
New York State has administered over 2,136,209 vaccine doses as of yesterday, the governor announced — 274,566 doses have been administered in the Long Island region.
Riverhead Central School District yesterday reported four new confirmed COVID-19 cases: two students at Riverhead High School, one student at Aquebogue Elementary School and one staff member at Phillips Avenue Elementary School.
According to the New York State Health Department, as of Jan. 29, there were 204 confirmed COVID-19 cases among students, teachers and staff in the Riverhead Central School District.
There were 10 new confirmed COVID-19 cases confirmed among Riverhead Town residents on Feb.2 , bringing the town's total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak began last March to 2,693.
Suffolk County's testing positivity rate continues to decline. It fell to 5.9% Feb. 2 — 6.1% on a seven-day rolling average. Suffolk reported 71.5 new daily cases per 100,000 people. There were 668 COVID-19 hospitalizations in Suffolk, with 133 in the ICU, and 13 fatalities.
There were 104 new COVID-19 deaths in Suffolk County during the week of Jan. 23-29, bringing the total number of fatalities among Suffolk residents to 2,825, according to the N.Y. State Department of Health.
There were 495 new hospital admissions in Suffolk during the week ended Jan. 29. Suffolk had an average of 768 hospitalizations daily during the week. Daily hospitalizations in Suffolk during the fall-winter surge peaked at 837 in the week of Jan. 16-22. The seven-day average daily new admissions peaked at 623 during the week of Jan. 2-8.
There were 8,427 new cases of COVID-19 reported among Suffolk County residents during the week ending Jan. 29. There were 116,424 new test results reported. The seven-day average testing positivity rate was 6.7%. Suffolk County reported 80.3 new daily cases per 100,000 Suffolk residents for the week, which continues to indicate a severe outbreak (over 75 new daily cases per 100,000.)
The Long Island region has the highest test positivity rate among the state's 10 regions, according to N.Y. State Department of Health data. The L.I. region had a 6.3% percent positive rate on a seven-day rolling average as of Saturday. Suffolk County's seven-day average was 6.7% as of Saturday.