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COVID-19 CASE UPDATE - December 12, 2020, 4:30 p.m.

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on December 12, 2020. Last updated December 11, 2020

Data is from December 11

COVID-19 Testing

  • 20,204 COVID-19 tests were administered
  • 1,645,425 total tests have been administered since March
  • 1163 new cases were reported
  • 73,281 total cases have been reported since March
  • 4.5% of those tested since March have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
  • 5.2% tested positive on Long Island yesterday; 5.6% positive on a 7-day average
  • 5.8% tested positive in Suffolk County yesterday; 6.2% positive on a 7-day average

·         Suffolk County Map of COVID-19 Cases: Click link and then on “COVID-19 Case Tracker”

Antibody Testing

  • 31,646 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 tested positive for antibodies
  • 302,500 in total have been tested for antibodies


  • 7 fatalities
  • 2,108 total fatalities

COVID-19 Hospitalizations data from December 11, 2020

  • 435 individuals were hospitalized, a decrease of 1 in 24 hours
  • 54  were new admissions
  • 76 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), an increase of 6 in 24 hours
  • 30 patients were in the ICU and intubated
  • 59 were discharged since the last report
  • 6,819 have been discharged since March 22

Hospital Capacity

  • 2,995 hospital beds, 660 available, 22 percent
  • 415 ICU beds, 112 available, 27 percent

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 Forward Reopening Guide

  • 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

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.

COVID-19 Guidance
Includes information on Isolation and Quarantine, FAQs Regarding School Reopening, NYS Travel Advisory, 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


Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901