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Covid-19 Case Update April 18, 2021 6:50pm

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on April 18, 2021. Last updated April 17, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Information - As of April 18, 2021  
•        590,663 people have received at least one vaccine dose, an increase of 12,509
•        39.9% of the total population of 1,481,093 has received at least one dose
•        390,143 people have completed their vaccine series, an increase of 5,474
•        26.3% percent of the total population of 1,481,093 has completed their vaccine series 
•        Demographics can be found on the NYSDOH vaccine tracker
•        763,825 was the weekly allocation of COVID-19 vaccine first doses fully delivered to New York providers during the week 4/12-4/18
Suffolk County COVID-19 Vaccination Center: Questions and Answers about COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 Viral Testing- On April 17, 2021: 
•    16,099 COVID-19 tests were administered
•    3,667,022 total tests have been administered since March 2020
•    395  new cases were reported
•    193,546 total cases have been reported since March 2020
•    5.3% of those tested since March 2021 have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
•    2.5% tested positive in Suffolk County yesterday; 3.4% positive on a 7-day average
•    2.4% tested positive on Long Island yesterday; 3.2% positive on a 7-day average
•    COVID-19 CASE TRACKER Map, Suffolk County
Antibody Testing Suffolk County
•    48,549 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for antibodies
•    364,649 total were tested for antibodies
Fatalities, Suffolk County 
•    3 fatalities
•    3,314 total fatalities
Hospitalization, Suffolk County, data from April 17, 2021
•    282 individuals were hospitalized, a decrease of 9 in 24 hours
•    30  were new admissions
•    71 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), a decrease of 2 in 24 hours
•    46 patients were in the ICU and intubated
•    35 were discharged since the last report
•    13,784 have been discharged since March 22,2020 
Hospital Capacity, Suffolk County
•    3,145 hospital beds, 825 available, 26%
•    436 ICU beds, 116 available, 27%
 
Current New York State Travel Advisory Information, updated April 10, 2021
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 
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.
 
 
 
 

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