The coronavirus in New York, by the numbers

Governor Cuomo at Northwell Health Core Lab in New Hyde Park before delivering his daily COVID-19 Coronavirus briefing on Sunday April 19, 2020.
Governor Cuomo at Northwell Health Core Lab in New Hyde Park before delivering his daily COVID-19 Coronavirus briefing on Sunday April 19, 2020.
Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
Governor Cuomo at Northwell Health Core Lab in New Hyde Park before delivering his daily COVID-19 Coronavirus briefing on Sunday April 19, 2020.

The coronavirus in New York, by the numbers

New York has the most cases. Here’s a look at other key figures in the state.
May 26, 2020

How do you measure an outbreak? The coronavirus continues to spread in New York, and everything is changing quickly.

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

New York state

23,564The number of people who have died after testing positive for the coronavirus in New York state, as of May 26.

73The number of deaths from the coronavirus in New York on May 25. The date with the highest single-day total was April 8, with 799 deaths.

66%The percentage of victims statewide who are 70 years old or older.

363,836– People who have tested positive for the coronavirus in New York, as of May 26.

4,265– The number of people currently hospitalized with the coronavirus in New York, as of May 25. The date with the highest single-day total was April 12, with 18,825 people hospitalized.

1,273– The number of patients in intensive care units in New York, as of May 25.

1,774,128– The number of people who have been tested for coronavirus in New York, as of May 26. 820,153 of the tests have been conducted in New York City.

New York City

15,637– Number of confirmed coronavirus deaths of New York City residents reported by the state, as of May 26. The city reported 21,259 deaths, including 16,482 confirmed deaths and 4,777 probable deaths, as of May 25.

199,301Confirmed number of people who have tested positive for the coronavirus, as of May 26.

51,197 – Estimated number of people who had ever been hospitalized with the coronavirus in New York City, as of May 25.

60,960– Confirmed cases in Queens, as of May 26.

54,560– Confirmed cases in Brooklyn.

44,364– Confirmed cases in the Bronx.

26,092– Confirmed cases in Manhattan.

13,325– Confirmed cases on Staten Island.

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Other New York counties

39,974 – The number of confirmed cases in Nassau County, as of May 26.

39,199– Cases in Suffolk County.

33,107– Cases in Westchester County.

13,019– Cases in Rockland County.

10,277– Cases in Orange County.

5,753– Cases in Erie County.

1,793 Cases in Albany County.

Elsewhere

1,669,040The number of positive tests for the coronavirus across the United States, as of May 26. Of U.S. cases, 22% are in New York, which has 6% of the country’s population.

47%– The percentage of coronavirus-related deaths in New Jersey compared to New York – 11,191 to 23,564, as of May 26. New Jersey is the state with the second-most deaths in the country, and has 46% the population of New York.

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

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