The coronavirus in New York, by the numbers

A student and teacher at Mosaic Pre-K Center in Queens on September 21.
A student and teacher at Mosaic Pre-K Center in Queens on September 21.
Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office
A student and teacher at Mosaic Pre-K Center in Queens on September 21.

The coronavirus in New York, by the numbers

New York is slowly recovering. Here’s a look at key figures in the state.
September 25, 2020

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 rapidly spread in other areas of the country, the worst of the local outbreak seems to be behind us.

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

25,446The number of people who have died after testing positive for the coronavirus, as of Sept. 25. There were 7 deaths on Sept. 24, and there were 3, 5 and 2 deaths on the three preceding days.

453,755– People who have tested positive for the coronavirus, as of Sept. 25. There were 908 positive tests on Sept. 24.

10,323,463– The number of people who have been tested for coronavirus in New York state, as of Sept. 25.4,534,588 of the tests have been conducted in New York City.

511– The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus on Sept. 24. There were 470, 490 and 500 hospitalizations on the three preceding days.

154 – The number of patients in intensive care units on Sept. 24. There were 133, 141 and 145 ICU patients on the three preceding days.

New York City

16,424– Number of confirmed coronavirus deaths of New York City residents reported by the state, as of Sept. 25. The city reported 23,792 deaths, including 19,165 confirmed deaths and 4,627 probable deaths, as of Sept. 25.

241,882Confirmed number of people who have tested positive for the coronavirus, as of Sept. 25. There were 371 positive tests on Sept. 24.

Elsewhere

6,990,568The number of positive tests for the coronavirus across the United States, as of Sept. 25. Of U.S. cases, 6% have been in New York state, which has 6% of the country’s population.

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

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