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Covid-19 Case Update August 31,2020 4:30pm

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on August 31, 2020. Last updated August 30, 2020

Total Persons Tested

  • 653,849 COVID-19 tests have been administered, an addition of 5,198 tests        
  • 6.9 percent of those tested since March have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
  • 1.2 percent of those tested on Long Island in the last reported 24-hour period tested positive for COVID-19
  • 1.1 percent of those tested in Suffolk County in the last reported 24-hour period tested positive for COVID-19

Tested Positive for COVID-19

  • 44,820 total cases
  • 57 new cases

 

Antibody Testing

  •        247,584 total were tested for antibodies
  •        25,983 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for antibodies

Fatalities

  • 0 fatalities
  • 2,002 total fatalities

Hospitalization numbers from August 30

  • 34 individuals were hospitalized, a decrease of 3 in the last  24 hours
  • 6 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), a decrease of 1
  • 0 new admissions
  • 4 discharges
  • 5,776 discharged since March 22

Hospital Capacity

  • 3,043 hospital beds, 922 available, 30 percent
  • 380 ICU beds, 102 available, 27 percent

Suffolk County Map of COVID-19 Cases click on “COVID-19 Case Tracker”

Suffolk County COVID-19 Guidance
Includes information on Isolation and Quarantine, FAQs Regarding School Reopening, Guidance for Employers

COVID-19 Resources and Services in Suffolk County
Includes information on viral and antibody testing, telemedicine, blood plasma donations, mental health resources, low income resources and more

New York State Contact Tracing information

New York Forward Reopening Guide

COVID-19 Guidance
Includes information on Isolation and Quarantine, FAQs Regarding School Reopening, Guidance for Employers

COVID-19 Resources and Services in Suffolk County
Includes information on viral and antibody testing, telemedicine, blood plasma donations, mental health resources, low income resources, support and relief programs, resources for families with children, and more.

NY Forward Statewide Guidelines

COVID-19 Travel Advisory
Beginning on June 25, 2020, persons traveling to New York, New Jersey or Connecticut from any state that has an infection rate above 10 per 100,000 on the seven-day rolling average or 10 percent of the total population positive on a seven-day rolling average are required to quarantine for 14-days. As of today, the states that are above that level include: 

Alabama
Arkansas
California
Florida
Georgia
Guam
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Minnesota
Missouri
Mississippi
Nebraska
Nevada
North Carolina
North Dakota
Oklahoma
Puerto Rico
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Virgin Islands
Wisconsin

 

 

 


 

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