November 29, 2021

NY Governor Hochul Update On Combating COVID-19

"With the arrival of winter when more people are traveling and gathering indoors, and the emergence of the Omicron variant, we are reminded that we cannot let our guard down in our fight to stop the spread of COVID-19," Governor Hochul said. "We are not defenseless, vaccinations and testing are the best tools we have in preventing further spread of the virus and its variants. If you have yet to get your vaccine, go out and do so as soon as you can and if you're due for your booster, doses are readily available across the state. Wear a mask, wash your hands, and stay safe as we head into the winter season."

Total vaccine doses administered - 29,683,176; and percent of all New Yorkers with completed vaccine series (CDC) - 68.2%.

Total NY deaths reported to and compiled by the CDC - 59,168.


November 22, 2021

90 Percent of Adult New Yorkers Received At Least One Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

"As of today, 90 percent of adult New Yorkers have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine - while that is an incredible achievement, it's crucial we continue to take precautions to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe from this deadly virus as we head into the holiday season," Governor Hochul said. "We know the tools to stop the spread of COVID: Get vaccinated, get the booster if you are already vaccinated, and please stay home if you're feeling sick. The vaccine and booster is safe, free and widely available. Don't put it off any longer."

Total deaths in NY State reported to and compiled by the CDC - 58,907

Total vaccine doses administered in NY - 29,149,973


November 15, 2021

State's Progress Combating COVID-19

Governor Kathy Hochul today updated New Yorkers on the state's progress combating COVID-19.

"Our fight against COVID-19 is not over, but the vaccine helps us maintain the progress we've made in keeping each other safe and healthy," Governor Hochul said. "Winter months are fast approaching and we cannot let our guard down. Wear a mask indoors, wash your hands, and if you haven't gotten your vaccine, now is the time to do so. Booster shots are also available to those who continue to feel at risk to the virus. With expanded eligibility and shots readily available, getting your vaccine is as easy as ever."

Total deaths in NY State reported to and compiled by the CDC - 58,623


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