New York State Governor Kathy Hochul updated New Yorkers on the state’s COVID-19 data on Sunday, February 20.
Gov. Hochul announced statewide hospitalizations for COVID-19 have fallen below 2,600, the lowest reported number since before Thanksgiving, according to a release from the Governor’s Press Office.
The Finger Lakes region’s latest seven-day average percentage for positive COVID-19 test results is 3.83% as of Saturday, February 19. There are currently 332 hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the Finger Lakes.
So far, 36.7 million vaccine doses have been administered throughout New York. Additionally, 95% of New Yorkers over the age of 18 years old have at least one vaccine dose, according to the CDC, with 82.7% of the same demographic having completed a full vaccine series.
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