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Covid-19 Case Update September 17, 2021 4:45pm

  • 17 September 2021
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  • Categories: Health, COVID-19

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on September 17, 2021. Last updated September 16, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

  •          1,032,377 people have received at least one vaccine dose, an increase of 2,203
  •          923,638 people have completed their vaccine series, an increase of 2,133
  •          69.7% of the total population of 1,481,093 has received at least one dose
  •          83.0% of the population ages 18+ has received at least one dose
  •          62.3% percent of the total population has completed the vaccine series
  •          75.1% of the population ages 18+ has completed the vaccine series, as of September 16, 2021
  •          72.6% of the population ages 12+ has completed the vaccine series, as of September 16, 2021
  •          Demographics can be found on the NYSDOH vaccine tracker
  •          Vaccination rates by zip code
  •          Walk-in vaccination clinics are offering vaccine to residents who are age 12 and older. No appointment is needed. 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- On September 16, 2021

  •          16,929  COVID-19 tests were administered
  •          5,024,091 total tests have been administered since March 2020
  •          702 new cases were reported
  •          225,365 total cases have been reported since March 2020
  •          4.5% of those tested since March 2021 have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
  •          4.1% tested positive in Suffolk County yesterday; 4.3% positive on a 7-day average
  •          3.6% tested positive on Long Island yesterday; 4.0% positive on a 7-day average
  •          COVID-19 LOCAL CASE TRACKER map
  •          COVID Antibodies: 79,418 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for antibodies;  406,013  total were tested for antibodies

Fatalities, Suffolk County

  •          2 fatalities
  •          3,502 total fatalities since March 2020

Hospitalization, Suffolk County, data is from September 16, 2021

  •          250 individuals were hospitalized, an increase of 5 in 24 hours
  •          33 were new admissions
  •          45 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), an increase of 1 in 24 hours
  •          29 patients were in the ICU and intubated
  •          23 were discharged since the last report
  •          15,947  have been discharged since March 22, 2020

Hospital Capacity, Suffolk County

  •          3,101 hospital beds, 571  available, 18%
  •          404 ICU beds, 103 available, 25%

CDC COVID Data Tracker

COVID-19 Test Site Finder: Get Information on Coronavirus Testing Near You

Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutics Treatment Locations

COVID-19 Local Guidance

New York State Contact Tracing information

New York State Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard – Long Island








Categories: Health, COVID-19


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