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Covid-19 Case Update September 15, 2020 4:15pm

  • 15 September 2020
  • Number of views: 3781
  • Categories: Health, COVID-19

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on September 15, 2020. Last Updated September 14, 2020.

Total Persons Tested

  • 739,551  COVID-19 tests have been administered, an addition of 5,634 tests        
  • 6.2 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
  • 1.3  percent of those tested in Suffolk County in the last reported 24-hour period tested positive for COVID-19

Tested Positive for COVID-19

  • 45,785 total cases
  • 71 new cases

Antibody Testing

  • 257,789 total were tested for antibodies
  • 27,443 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for antibodies

Fatalities

  • 1 fatality
  • 2,011 total fatalities

Hospitalization numbers from September 14

  • 31  individuals were hospitalized, a decrease of 1 in a 24-hour period
  • 9  patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), an increase of 1
  • 6  new admissions
  • 4 discharges
  • 5,850 discharged since March 22

Hospital Capacity

  • 3,040 hospital beds, 806 available, 27 percent
  • 395 ICU beds, 137 available, 35 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: 

Alaska
Alabama
Arkansas
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Guam
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Missouri
Mississippi
Montana
Nebraska
North Carolina
North Dakota
Oklahoma
Puerto Rico
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
West Virginia
Wisconsin

 

California, Hawaii, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada and Ohio are removed from the list.
 Puerto Rico has been added to the list.

 

 


 

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