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Covid-19 Case Update March 15, 2021 4:45pm

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on March 15, 2021. Last updated March 14, 2021.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information -  As of March 15, 2021  
Suffolk County 
•        319,038 people have received at least one vaccine dose, an increase of 5,331
•        21.5% of the total population of 1,481,093 has received at least one dose
•        169,878 people have completed their vaccine series, an increase of 3,097
•        Demographics can be found on the NYSDOH vaccine tracker
•        455,365 was the weekly allocation of COVID-19 vaccine first doses fully delivered to New York providers during the week 3/8-3/14.
Suffolk County COVID-19 Vaccination Center: Questions and Answers about COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 Viral Testing- On March 14, 2021:
•    11,060 COVID-19 tests were administered
•    3,129,876 total tests have been administered since March 2020
•    560  new cases were reported
•    171,298 total cases have been reported since March 2020
•    5.5% of those tested since March have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
•    5.1% tested positive in Suffolk County yesterday; 4.2% positive on a 7-day average
•    5.3% tested positive on Long Island yesterday; 4.4% positive on a 7-day average
•    COVID-19 CASE TRACKER Map, Suffolk County
Antibody Testing Suffolk County
•    42,734 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for antibodies
•    351,126 total were tested for antibodies
Fatalities, Suffolk County
•    4 fatalities
•    3,162 total fatalities
Hospitalization, Suffolk County, data from March 14, 2021
•    389  individuals were hospitalized, an increase of 10 in 24 hours
•    40  were new admissions
•    75 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), an increase of 3 in 24 hours
•    48 patients were in the ICU and intubated
•    28 were discharged since the last report
•    12,396 have been discharged since March 22,2020
Hospital Capacity, Suffolk County
•    3,151  hospital beds, 824 available, 26%
•    433 ICU beds, 110 available, 25%
Current New York State Travel Advisory Information, updated March 11, 2021
COVID Micro-Clusters - New rules and restrictions directly target areas with the highest transmission of COVID-19 cases & surrounding communities
New York State Contact Tracing information
New York State Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard – Long Island
New York State COVID-19 School Reporting
Complaints about Noncompliance with Covid-19 Guidelines
•    Report Unsafe Business Practices here.
•    To report an in-progress noncompliant event that requires immediate response by law enforcement, call 631-852-COPS.
New York Forward 
•    Phase 1 – Construction: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting; Retail Trade; Manufacturing; Wholesale Trade; Higher Education, Research
•    Phase 2 – Offices; Real Estate; Essential & Phase II In-Store Retail; Vehicle Sales, Leases & Rentals; Retail Rental, Repair & Cleaning; Commercial Building Management: Hair Salons and Barbershops; Outdoor & Take-Out/Delivery Food Services
•    Phase 3 – Food Services; Personal Care
•    Phase 4–Higher Education; Pre-K to Grade 12 Schools; Low-Risk Outdoor Arts & Entertainment; Low Risk Indoor Arts & Entertainment; Media Production; Professional Sports Competitions with No Fans; Malls; Gyms and Fitness Centers; Gaming Facilities; Movie Theatres; Ski Facilities
COVID-19 Guidance
Includes information on Isolation and Quarantine, FAQs Regarding School Reopening, Tips for Celebrations, and 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.

Categories: Health, COVID-19


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