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COVID-19 CASE UPDATE - August 9, 2020, 4:30 p.m.

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on August 9, 2020. Last updated August 8, 2020

Persons Tested

  • 525,812 COVID-19 tests have been administered, an addition of 6,048 tests in the past 24 hours      
  • 8.3 percent of those tested since March have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
  • 0.6 percent of those tested on Long Island in the last reported 24-hour period tested positive for COVID-19
  • 0.6 percent of those tested in Suffolk County in the last reported 24-hour period tested positive for COVID-19

Tested Positive for COVID-19

  • 43,786 total cases
  • 37 new cases

Antibody Testing

  • 227,400 total tested for antibodies
  • 24,207 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for antibodies

Fatalities

  • 0 fatalities
  • 1,998 total fatalities

Hospitalization numbers from August 9

  • 41 individuals were hospitalized, a decrease of 1 in the last  24 hours
  • 7 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), a decrease of 2
  • 6 new admissions
  • 6 discharges
  • 5,649 discharged since March 22

Hospital Capacity

  • 3,032 hospital beds, 930 available, 31 percent
  • 395 ICU beds, 140 available, 35 percent

Suffolk County Map of COVID-19 Cases click on “COVID-19 Case Tracker”

New York State Contact Tracing information

New York Forward Reopening Guide

Suffolk County COVID-19 Guidance and Services

NY Forward Statewide Guidelines

COVID-19 Travel Advisory

Beginning on June 25, 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
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Idaho
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Iowa
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Washington
Wisconsin

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