The coronavirus in New York, by the numbers

A COVID-19 vaccine is administered at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst in Queens.
A COVID-19 vaccine is administered at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst in Queens.
Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office
A COVID-19 vaccine is administered at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst in Queens.

The coronavirus in New York, by the numbers

New York ramps up its vaccination efforts. Here’s a look at other key COVID-19 figures in the state.
April 9, 2021

How do you measure an outbreak? The coronavirus pandemic hit New York state harder than almost anywhere else in the world. While the disease continues to spread in other areas of the country, cases and hospitalizations appear to have hit a short-term peak and are decreasing in New York as the state’s vaccine distribution effort continues.

But the government continues to provide data that can help put the past, present and future of the pandemic in context. Consider these numbers to be a snapshot in time of an ongoing crisis.

New York state

41,028 – The number of people who have died after testing positive for the coronavirus, as reported on April 9. There were 56 deaths on April 8, and there were 47, 59 and 47 deaths on the three preceding days.

1,927,357– Total number of positive tests for the coronavirus, as reported on April 9. There were 9,014 positive tests on April 8.

46,983,527– The total number of administered tests for the coronavirus in New York state, as reported on April 9.20,048,624 of the tests have been conducted in New York City.

4,351– The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus on April 8. There were 4,533, 4,526 and 4,422 hospitalizations on the three preceding days.

899– The number of patients in intensive care units on April 8. There were 937, 950 and 947 patients on the three preceding days.

7,193,595 – Total number of people who’ve received at least one coronavirus vaccine dose in New York state, as of April 9.

4,610,452– Total number of people who’ve received a complete coronavirus vaccine series in New York state, as of April 9.

New York City

22,044– Number of confirmed coronavirus deaths of New York City residents reported by the state, as reported on April 9. The city reported 26,624 confirmed deaths and 5,070 probable deaths, as of April 9.

865,460 – Total number of positive tests in New York City for the coronavirus, as reported on April 9. There were 4,368 positive tests reported on April 9, according to the state.

2,586,155 – Total number of New York City residents who’ve received at least one coronavirus vaccine dose in New York City, as of April 9.

1,614,704– Total number of New York City residents who’ve received a complete coronavirus vaccine series in New York City, as of April 9.

Elsewhere

31,037,318 – The number of positive tests for the coronavirus across the United States, as of April 9.

-with reporting by Jeff Coltin, Rebecca C. Lewis, Annie McDonough, Zach Williams and Holly Pretsky.

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