According to data released by the New York State Department of Health on Saturday, January 9, the positive rate of COVID-19 infection on Long Island has increased, with more than 3,700 newly reported cases.
There were 2002 new cases in Suffolk County and 1742 in Nassau, for a total of 3744 cases.
The positive infection rate in Long Island in the last three days is as follows.
- Wednesday, January 6: 9.51%
- Thursday, January 7: 9.68%
- Friday, January 8: 9.70%
As of Saturday, there were 1,544 hospitalizations on Long Island, and about 26% of the beds in Nassau and Suffolk were still available.
Currently, 698 COVID-1
258,031 COVID tests were conducted in New York State on Friday, setting a new daily high.
There were 23 new COVID-related deaths reported in the Long Island area, 15 in Suffolk County, 8 in Nassau County, and 188 statewide. During the pandemic, there have been 31,519 COVID deaths across the state.
The following is the statewide data for Friday:
- Report test results -258,031
- Total positive -16,943
- Positive percentage -6.57%
- Patients hospitalized -8,527 (-34)
- Newly admitted patients-1,075
- Number of ICU -1,428 (-47)
- ICU number with cannula -876 (-36)
- Total discharge -109,035 (+891)
- Total deaths-31,519
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