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.
January 19, 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 rapidly spread in other areas of the country, cases and hospitalizations are increasing once again in New York as the state’s vaccine distribution effort reaches Phase 1B.

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

33,224 – The number of people who have died after testing positive for the coronavirus, as of Jan. 19. There were 167 deaths on Jan. 18, and there were 157, 172 and 153 deaths on the three preceding days.

1,258,087– Total number of positive tests for the coronavirus, as of Jan. 19. There were 12,512 positive tests on Jan. 18.

29,342,972– The total number of administered tests for the coronavirus in New York state, as of Jan. 19.12,510,424 of the tests have been conducted in New York City.

9,236– The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus on Jan. 18. There were 8,888, 8,771 and 8,868 hospitalizations on the three preceding days.

1,614– The number of patients in intensive care units on Jan. 18. There were 1,580, 1,550 and 1,523patients on the three preceding days.

1,190,150 – Total number of coronavirus vaccine doses delivered to New York state, as of Jan. 19.

835,875 – Total number of people in New York state who have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, as of Jan. 19.

136,500 – Total number of people in New York state who have received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine, as of Jan. 19.

New York City

18,287– Number of confirmed coronavirus deaths of New York City residents reported by the state, as of Jan. 19. The city reported 21,275 confirmed deaths and 4,886 probable deaths, as of Jan. 19.

531,007 – Total number of positive tests in New York City for the coronavirus, as of Jan. 19.There were 5,350 positive tests reported on Jan. 18, according to the state.

876,550– Total number of coronavirus vaccine doses delivered to New York City, as of Jan. 19.

403,157 – Total number of people in New York City who have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, as of Jan. 19.

52,580– Total number of people in New York City who have received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine, as of Jan. 19.

Elsewhere

24,163,707 – The number of positive tests for the coronavirus across the United States, as of Jan. 19.

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

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