Counties In New York With Highest COVID-19 Cases
COVID-19 positivity cases continue to rise across New York State. Over the past seven days, there have been over 40,000 positive cases across the state.
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According to the CDC, in New York State the positive percentage is anywhere from 10 til 14%. 129 deaths have been reported across the State due to COVID-19 according to the CDC's latest 7-day report.
Here are the Top 10 counties in New York State that have reported the most amount of COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.
1. New York City - 2.44 million cases
2. Kings County - 711,000 cases
3. Suffolk County - 449,000 cases
4. Nassau County - 430,000 cases
5. Westchester County - 267,000 cases
6. Erie County - 230,000 cases
7. Monroe County - 165,000 cases
8. Onondaga County - 122,000 cases
9. Orange County - 112,000 cases
10. Rockland County - 96,874 cases
According to the New York Times, there has been over a 30% increase in cases in New York State over the past 14 days.
On average, there have been over 10,000 new cases of COVID-19 in the state per day over the past two weeks. 24 deaths have been reported due to COVID-19 which is a 38% increase from two weeks ago.
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been over 5.3 million reported cases of positive COVID-19. 1 in 4 New York residents has tested positive for COVID-19 as well.
Since the start of May, the amount of positive COVID-19 cases has increased on a more than average basis across the state.
Four counties in New York State are considered "Hot Spots" for COVID-19 based on the 7-day rolling average of positive cases. Those counties are Erie, Niagara, Warren, and Nassau.
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