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Covid-19 Case Update March 24, 2021 4:45pm

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on March 24, 2021. Last updated March 23, 2021.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information - As of March 24, 2021  
•       390,404  people have received at least one vaccine dose, an increase of 9,218
•       26.4% of the total population of 1,481,093 has received at least one dose
•       208,527 people have completed their vaccine series, an increase of 5,538
•       Demographics can be found on the NYSDOH vaccine tracker
•       699,790 was the weekly allocation of COVID-19 vaccine first doses fully delivered to New York providers during the week 3/15-3/21.
Suffolk County COVID-19 Vaccination Center: Questions and Answers about COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 Viral Testing- On March 23, 2021: 
•    15,458  COVID-19 tests were administered
•    3,265,252 total tests have been administered since March 2020
•    665 new cases were reported
•    177,334 total cases have been reported since March 2020
•    5.4% of those tested since March have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
•    4.3% tested positive in Suffolk County yesterday; 4.4% positive on a 7-day average
•    4.4% 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
•    44,096 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for antibodies
•    354,817 total were tested for antibodies
Fatalities, Suffolk County
•    5 fatalities
•    3,214 total fatalities
Hospitalization, Suffolk County, data from March 22, 2021
•    390 individuals were hospitalized, a decrease of 9 in 24 hours
•    39  were new admissions
•    80 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), an increase of 9 in 24 hours
•    47 patients were in the ICU and intubated
•    51 were discharged since the last report
•    12,774 have been discharged since March 22,2020
H ospital Capacity, Suffolk County
•    3,153 hospital beds, 676 available, 21%
•    433 ICU beds, 95 available, 22%
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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