New York Coronavirus Map and Case Count

Tracking Coronavirus in New York: Latest Map and Case Count

New reported cases

5,000
10,000
15,000 cases
Mar. 2020
Apr.
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Dec.
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Mar. 2021
Apr.
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7–day average
9,633

Tests

Mar. 2020 Dec. 2021

Hospitalized

Mar. 2020 Dec. 2021

Deaths

Mar. 2020 Dec. 2021
Daily Avg. on Dec. 7 14-Day Change Total Reported
cases 9,633 +43% 2,796,043
tests 161,858 +17%
hospitalized 3,626 +31%
deaths 50 +55% 57,396
About this data Sources: State and local health agencies (cases, deaths); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (tests, hospitalizations). Tests, hospitalizations and deaths show seven-day averages. Hospitalization data may not yet be available for yesterday. Figures shown are the most recent data available.

Daily new hospital admissions by age in New York

This chart shows for each age group the number of people per 100,000 that were newly admitted to a hospital with Covid-19 each day, according to data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dips and spikes could be due to inconsistent reporting by hospitals.

  • Under 18
  • 18-29
  • 30-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70+
  • All ages
10
20 daily admissions per 100,000
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About this data Sources: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (daily confirmed and suspected Covid-19 hospital admissions); Census Bureau (population data). Data prior to October 2020 was unreliable. Data reported in the most recent seven days may be incomplete.

Hot spots

Average daily cases per 100,000 people in past week
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30
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70
100
250
About this data The hot spots map shows the share of population with a new reported case over the last week.

Vaccinations

At least one dose Fully vaccinated
All ages
80%
69%
12 and up
90%
80%
65 and up
>99%
87%

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About this data Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, state governments, U.S. Census Bureau. The C.D.C. reported on Nov. 30 that booster doses are sometimes misclassified as first doses, which may overestimate first dose coverage among adults.

Mask mandates and guidance

As of Dec. 2, 2021

The New York Times is tracking mask policies at the state level, including current federal guidance by county and where leaders are rejecting such guidance or mandates. Read more here ›

  • Masks are recommended indoors by state officials.
  • Masks are mandated in schools for all students by state officials.

Vaccinations

At least one dose Fully vaccinated
All ages
80%
69%
12 and up
90%
80%
65 and up
>99%
87%

See more details ›

About this data Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, state governments, U.S. Census Bureau. The C.D.C. reported on Nov. 30 that booster doses are sometimes misclassified as first doses, which may overestimate first dose coverage among adults.

Mask mandates and guidance

As of Dec. 2, 2021

The New York Times is tracking mask policies at the state level, including current federal guidance by county and where leaders are rejecting such guidance or mandates. Read more here ›

  • Masks are recommended indoors by state officials.
  • Masks are mandated in schools for all students by state officials.

How trends have changed in New York

New reported cases by day
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10,000
15,000 cases
Mar. 2020
Apr.
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Mar. 2021
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7–day average
9,633
Tests by day
50,000
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150,000 tests
Mar. 2020
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0
Hospitalizations
5,000
10,000 hospitalized
Mar. 2020
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Mar. 2021
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3,626
New reported deaths by day
500 deaths
Mar. 2020
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Mar. 2021
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7–day average
50
About this data Sources: State and local health agencies (cases, deaths); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (tests, hospitalizations). The seven-day average is the average of the most recent seven days of data. Cases and deaths data are assigned to dates based on when figures are publicly reported. Currently hospitalized is the most recent number of patients with Covid-19 reported by hospitals in the state for the four days prior. Dips and spikes could be due to inconsistent reporting by hospitals. Hospitalization numbers early in the pandemic are undercounts due to incomplete reporting by hospitals to the federal government. Tests represent the number of individual P.C.R. viral test specimens tested by laboratories and state health departments and reported to the federal government. Hospitalizations and tests are counted based on dates assigned by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and are subject to historical revisions.

Outbreak clusters

In the first year of the pandemic, The Times tracked cases in the types of places with some of the worst outbreaks, like nursing homes, food processing plants and correctional facilities.

Cases Connected To Location Cases
Harris Hill Nursing Facility, LLC Williamsville, N.Y. 107
Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care & Rehabilitation Queens, N.Y. 81
Long Island State Veterans Home Stony Brook, N.Y. 77
Father Baker Manor nursing home Orchard Park, N.Y. 74
The Plaza Rehab and Nursing Center Bronx, N.Y. 71
Isabella Geriatric Center New York, N.Y. 68
Bethany Nursing Home and Health Related Facility Horseheads, N.Y. 68
The Riverside Premier Rehabilitation and Healing Center New York, N.Y. 65
Ozanam Hall skilled nursing New York, N.Y. 64
Menorah Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Brooklyn, N.Y. 63
About this data Information on cases linked to these places comes from official releases by governments, companies and institutions directly. The Times is publishing lists of groupings of 50 or more cases related to a specific site, workplace or event.

About the data

In data for New York, The Times primarily relies on reports from the state, as well as health districts or county governments that often report ahead of the state. New York typically releases new data each day. Weekend counts may be lower because fewer sources report to the state. The state reports cases and deaths based on a person’s permanent or usual residence.

The Times has identified reporting anomalies or methodology changes in the data.

More about reporting anomalies or changes
  • Aug. 11, 2021: New York City released three days of data at once, resulting in a high one-day total for the state.
  • March 24, 2021: After a multiday disruption in reporting data, the New York City health department reported several days’ worth of data, leading to a spike in reported cases and deaths in New York State.
  • March 22, 2021: The number of cases and deaths reported in the state was artificially low because New York City did not report new data. The city health department said the reason was ongoing issues in receiving and processing data from New York State.
  • March 21, 2021: The number of cases and deaths reported in the state was artificially low because New York City did not report new data. The city also announced that some counts for the most recent week were artificially low.
  • Aug. 20, 2020: New York City removed four previously reported deaths after reviewing records. The state reported four new deaths in other counties.
  • Aug. 6, 2020: Our database changed to record deaths of New York City residents instead of deaths that took place in New York City.
  • June 30, 2020: New York City added a backlog of deaths from unspecified dates.
  • May 6, 2020: New York State added many deaths from unspecified days after reconciling data from nursing homes and other care facilities.

The tallies on this page include probable and confirmed cases and deaths.

Confirmed cases and deaths, which are widely considered to be an undercount of the true toll, are counts of individuals whose coronavirus infections were confirmed by a molecular laboratory test. Probable cases and deaths count individuals who meet criteria for other types of testing, symptoms and exposure, as developed by national and local governments.

Governments often revise data or report a single-day large increase in cases or deaths from unspecified days without historical revisions, which can cause an irregular pattern in the daily reported figures. The Times is excluding these anomalies from seven-day averages when possible. For agencies that do not report data every day, variation in the schedule on which cases or deaths are reported, such as around holidays, can also cause an irregular pattern in averages. The Times uses an adjustment method to vary the number of days included in an average to remove these irregularities.

Credits

By Jordan Allen, Sarah Almukhtar, Aliza Aufrichtig, Anne Barnard, Matthew Bloch, Sarah Cahalan, Weiyi Cai, Julia Calderone, Keith Collins, Matthew Conlen, Lindsey Cook, Gabriel Gianordoli, Amy Harmon, Rich Harris, Adeel Hassan, Jon Huang, Danya Issawi, Danielle Ivory, K.K. Rebecca Lai, Alex Lemonides, Eleanor Lutz, Allison McCann, Richard A. Oppel Jr., Jugal K. Patel, Alison Saldanha, Kirk Semple, Shelly Seroussi, Julie Walton Shaver, Amy Schoenfeld Walker, Anjali Singhvi, Charlie Smart, Mitch Smith, Albert Sun, Rumsey Taylor, Lisa Waananen Jones, Derek Watkins, Timothy Williams, Jin Wu and Karen Yourish.   ·   Reporting was contributed by Jeff Arnold, Ian Austen, Mike Baker, Brillian Bao, Ellen Barry, Shashank Bengali, Samone Blair, Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, Aurelien Breeden, Elisha Brown, Emma Bubola, Maddie Burakoff, Alyssa Burr, Christopher Calabrese, Julia Carmel, Zak Cassel, Robert Chiarito, Izzy Colón, Matt Craig, Yves De Jesus, Brendon Derr, Brandon Dupré, Melissa Eddy, John Eligon, Timmy Facciola, Bianca Fortis, Jake Frankenfield, Matt Furber, Robert Gebeloff, Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Matthew Goldstein, Grace Gorenflo, Rebecca Griesbach, Benjamin Guggenheim, Barbara Harvey, Lauryn Higgins, Josh Holder, Jake Holland, Anna Joyce, John Keefe, Ann Hinga Klein, Jacob LaGesse, Alex Lim, Alex Matthews, Patricia Mazzei, Jesse McKinley, Miles McKinley, K.B. Mensah, Sarah Mervosh, Jacob Meschke, Lauren Messman, Andrea Michelson, Jaylynn Moffat-Mowatt, Steven Moity, Paul Moon, Derek M. Norman, Anahad O’Connor, Ashlyn O’Hara, Azi Paybarah, Elian Peltier, Richard Pérez-Peña, Sean Plambeck, Laney Pope, Elisabetta Povoledo, Cierra S. Queen, Savannah Redl, Scott Reinhard, Chloe Reynolds, Thomas Rivas, Frances Robles, Natasha Rodriguez, Jess Ruderman, Kai Schultz, Alex Schwartz, Emily Schwing, Libby Seline, Rachel Sherman, Sarena Snider, Brandon Thorp, Alex Traub, Maura Turcotte, Tracey Tully, Jeremy White, Kristine White, Bonnie G. Wong, Tiffany Wong, Sameer Yasir and John Yoon.   ·   Data acquisition and additional work contributed by Will Houp, Andrew Chavez, Michael Strickland, Tiff Fehr, Miles Watkins, Josh Williams, Nina Pavlich, Carmen Cincotti, Ben Smithgall, Andrew Fischer, Rachel Shorey, Blacki Migliozzi, Alastair Coote, Jaymin Patel, John-Michael Murphy, Isaac White, Steven Speicher, Hugh Mandeville, Robin Berjon, Thu Trinh, Carolyn Price, James G. Robinson, Phil Wells, Yanxing Yang, Michael Beswetherick, Michael Robles, Nikhil Baradwaj, Ariana Giorgi, Bella Virgilio, Dylan Momplaisir, Avery Dews, Bea Malsky, Ilana Marcus and Jason Kao.

Additional contributions to Covid-19 risk assessments and guidance by Eleanor Peters Bergquist, Aaron Bochner, Shama Cash-Goldwasser, Sydney Jones and Sheri Kardooni of Resolve to Save Lives.

About the data

In data for New York, The Times primarily relies on reports from the state, as well as health districts or county governments that often report ahead of the state. New York typically releases new data each day. Weekend counts may be lower because fewer sources report to the state. The state reports cases and deaths based on a person’s permanent or usual residence.

The Times has identified reporting anomalies or methodology changes in the data.

More about reporting anomalies or changes
  • Aug. 11, 2021: New York City released three days of data at once, resulting in a high one-day total for the state.
  • March 24, 2021: After a multiday disruption in reporting data, the New York City health department reported several days’ worth of data, leading to a spike in reported cases and deaths in New York State.
  • March 22, 2021: The number of cases and deaths reported in the state was artificially low because New York City did not report new data. The city health department said the reason was ongoing issues in receiving and processing data from New York State.
  • March 21, 2021: The number of cases and deaths reported in the state was artificially low because New York City did not report new data. The city also announced that some counts for the most recent week were artificially low.
  • Aug. 20, 2020: New York City removed four previously reported deaths after reviewing records. The state reported four new deaths in other counties.
  • Aug. 6, 2020: Our database changed to record deaths of New York City residents instead of deaths that took place in New York City.
  • June 30, 2020: New York City added a backlog of deaths from unspecified dates.
  • May 6, 2020: New York State added many deaths from unspecified days after reconciling data from nursing homes and other care facilities.

The tallies on this page include probable and confirmed cases and deaths.

Confirmed cases and deaths, which are widely considered to be an undercount of the true toll, are counts of individuals whose coronavirus infections were confirmed by a molecular laboratory test. Probable cases and deaths count individuals who meet criteria for other types of testing, symptoms and exposure, as developed by national and local governments.

Governments often revise data or report a single-day large increase in cases or deaths from unspecified days without historical revisions, which can cause an irregular pattern in the daily reported figures. The Times is excluding these anomalies from seven-day averages when possible. For agencies that do not report data every day, variation in the schedule on which cases or deaths are reported, such as around holidays, can also cause an irregular pattern in averages. The Times uses an adjustment method to vary the number of days included in an average to remove these irregularities.