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COVID-19 News

COVID-19 UPDATE - MAY 16, 2020

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on May 16, 2020:

Testing

  • 129,877 COVID-19 tests have been administered, an addition of 3,048 tests
  • 29.2 percent of those tested were confirmed positive for COVID-19
  • 70,758 total tested for antibodies

Tested Positive for COVID-19*

  • 37,942 total
  • 223 new cases

Tested Positive for Antibodies

  • 8,878  individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for antibodies

Hospitalization, May 14

  • 539 individuals were hospitalized, a decrease of 15
  • ​186 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), an increase of 1
  • 36 new admissions May 14
  • 40 discharged May 14
  • 4,446 total discharged since March 22

Fatalities

  • 1,733 individuals have died
  • 24 new fatalities

Hospital Beds, May 14

  • 2,946 total hospital beds; 890 available
  • Meets state reopening requirement for more than 30 percent**
  • 574 ICU beds; 183 available
  • Meets state reopening requirement for more than 30 percent**

*This number of persons who tested positive as reported by New York State's COVID-19 Tracker. The test results data comes from a NYSDOH database that contains reported results from all the labs testing samples from New York State residents. NYS fatality data are reported by hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care facilities on a daily basis to the NYSDOH.

Suffolk County Reopening Metrics

Regional Metrics and Description of Metrics

Suffolk County Map of COVID-19 Cases – Note: Map includes positive antibody cases

Suffolk County COVID-19 Guidance and Services

 

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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