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.
November 23, 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, cases and hospitalizations are increasing once again in New York.

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

26,390 – The number of people who have died after testing positive for the coronavirus, as of Nov. 23. There were 33 deaths on Nov. 22, and there were 32, 34 and 30 deaths on the three preceding days.

602,120– People who have tested positive for the coronavirus, as of Nov. 23. There were 5,906 positive tests on Nov. 22.

18,187,840– The number of people who have been tested for coronavirus in New York state, as of Nov. 23. 7,662,473 of the tests have been conducted in New York City.

2,724– The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus on Nov. 22. There were 2,348, 2,443 and 2,562 hospitalizations on the three preceding days.

545 – The number of patients in intensive care units on Nov. 22. There were 445, 467 and 502 ICU patients on the three preceding days.

New York City

16,686– Number of confirmed coronavirus deaths of New York City residents reported by the state, as of Nov. 23. The city reported 19,544 confirmed deaths, as of Nov. 23.

296,547 – Confirmed number of people who have tested positive for the coronavirus, as of Nov. 23. There were 1,782 positive tests reported on Nov. 22, according to the state.

Elsewhere

12,305,621 – The number of positive tests for the coronavirus across the United States, as of Nov. 23.

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

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