New York

Cases

New NY Cases

September 18
+790
Trend
Flat

New NY Deaths

September 18
+15
Trend
Flat

Total NY Cases

Confirmed cases
448,052
Deaths
33,085

Tests in NY

Positive-Test Rate
0.9%

County Trends

Rising
15
Falling
14
Flat
29

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

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More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
Location Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
New York City 239,306 348 23,756
Nassau 46,052 63 2,201
Rockland 14,747 49 675
Westchester 37,718 46 1,454
Suffolk 45,956 41 2,011
Erie 10,873 40 689
Onondaga 4,185 27 205
Orange 11,760 26 498
Monroe 5,857 18 289
Broome 1,450 13 69
Chemung 305 11 3
Albany 2,979 10 134
Saratoga 985 9 17
Cortland 150 9 0
Dutchess 5,050 8 153
Oneida 2,369 6 123
Oswego 418 6 3
Ulster 2,235 4 95
Niagara 1,707 4 101
Madison 484 4 17
Schuyler 37 4 0
Sullivan 1,568 3 48
Rensselaer 895 3 42
Steuben 342 3 42
Chenango 248 3 7
Essex 157 3 0
Putnam 1,569 2 63
Schenectady 1,374 2 48
Chautauqua 535 2 9
Ontario 454 2 35
Tompkins 390 2 0
Warren 354 2 33
Otsego 324 2 5
Herkimer 318 2 10
Livingston 201 2 8
Columbia 580 1 37
St. Lawrence 314 1 4
Wayne 306 1 5
Cattaraugus 249 1 6
Tioga 222 1 25
Cayuga 195 1 2
Jefferson 160 1 0
Wyoming 131 1 5
Seneca 105 1 3
Allegany 95 1 1
Franklin 64 1 0
Fulton 331 0 24
Orleans 322 0 54
Greene 319 0 18
Genesee 309 0 5
Washington 287 0 14
Montgomery 219 0 4
Clinton 154 0 5
Delaware 129 0 4
Schoharie 83 0 0
Yates 62 0 7
Lewis 50 0 0
Hamilton 14 0 0

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

Researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. SmartNews is tracking progress here.

UPDATES
1 day ago
Pfizer vaccine trial bets on early win against coronavirus, documents show
2 days ago
US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines, officials say the shot wouldn’t be broadly available until the summer of 2021
2 days ago
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations
9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
New York
STATUS: REOPENING
Cases
448,052 confirmed cases, with 790 new cases yesterday
Masks
Statewide mask mandate
Closures
Nursing-home visits; gyms; casinos; amusement parks
Fact
Patients without symptoms pose a risk of infecting others, so it’s not enough to wait until you have symptoms to wear a mask. Read more »

Policy last updated: 8/6/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

Tracking the latest information on preventive measures and policy changes as the U.S. combats the coronavirus and struggles with when and how to reopen its economy.

UPDATES
9/9/2020
New York Gov Andrew Cuomo says indoor dining can start again in NYC from the end of September at 25% capacity
8/24/2020
Governor Cuomo announces lower-risk school sports in all regions may begin September 21
8/18/2020
De Blasio says NYC gyms not reopening anytime soon
8/14/2020
Federal judge upholds New York’s COVID-19 travel policy: travelers from hotspot states required to go through 14-day quarantine
8/5/2020
De Blasio announces $10K fines, checkpoints for travelers flouting NYC quarantine
7/28/2020
Illinois, Kentucky and Minnesota added to New York State COVID-19 travel advisory list
7/21/2020
New York, New Jersey, Connecticut add 10 states to mandatory quarantine restriction list
7/20/2020
New York City’s latest reopening phase leaves much of the economy still frozen
7/16/2020
New York announces new restrictions on bars and restaurants after compliance issues
7/13/2020
Travelers to NY from high-COVID-19 cases must provide contact info

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.