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COVID-19 CASE UPDATE - April 17, 2022

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on April 17, 2022. 

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

  • 1,217,378 people have received at least one vaccine dose, an increase of 272.
  • 1,106,153 people are fully vaccinated, an increase of 427.
  • 75.7% percent of the total population is fully vaccinated.
  • 80.0% of the population ages 5 and older is fully vaccinated.
  • 95.0% of the population ages 18 and older has received at least one dose. (The percent of the population coverage metrics are capped at 95%.)
  • 86.7% of the population ages 18 and older is fully vaccinated.
  • 49.5% of the population ages 18 and older has had a booster dose.
  • 47.6% of the population ages 12 and older has had a booster dose.
  • Demographics can be found on the NYSDOH vaccine tracker.
  • Vaccination rates by zip code.
  • Walk-in vaccination clinics are offering COVID vaccines to Suffolk County residents who are eligible. Appointments are recommended. Medical practitioners and EMS are on-site at all times to answer questions and tend to concerns. Click here for locations and times and parental consent forms. Answers to your vaccine questions can be found on this page, as well.
  • If you are confined to your home and wish to receive your COVID-19 vaccination, call 311. We will take your name and you will be called to schedule your free vaccination at home.

COVID-19 Case Tracker- April 16, 2022

  • 6,072 COVID-19 tests were administered.
  • 7,399,651 total tests have been administered since March 2020.
  • 286 new cases were reported.
  • 19.3 cases per 100k; 24.8 on a 7-day average.
  • 429,977 total cases have been reported since March 2020.
  • 4.8% tested positive in Suffolk County; 5.0% positive on a 7-day average.
  • 5.6% tested positive on Long Island; 5.6% positive on a 7-day average.

Fatalities, Suffolk County, April 16, 2022

  • 0 fatalities
  • 4,369 fatalities since March 2020

Hospital data for April 16, 2022, was not available at the time of posting.

New York State Links

NYSDOH Pediatric Reports

CDC COVID Data Tracker

Rates of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 hospitalizations by vaccination status

Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutics Treatment Locations

COVID-19 Local Guidance

Report unsafe business practices, here.


Categories: Health, COVID-19

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