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COVID-19 CASE UPDATE - July 16, 2020, 5:30 p.m.

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on July 16, 2020. Last updated July 15, 2020

Total Persons Tested

  • 401,107 COVID-19 tests have been administered, an addition of 6,205 tests
  • 10.6 percent of those tested since March have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
  • 0.9 percent of those tested on Long Island in the last reported 24-hour period tested positive for COVID-19

Tested Positive for COVID-19

  • 42,333 total cases
  • 66 new cases

Antibody Testing

  • 198,041 total tested for antibodies
  • 21,339 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for antibodies

Fatalities

  • 0 new fatalities
  • 1,993 total fatalities

Hospitalization, numbers from July 15, updated July 17 at 9:30 a.m. 

  • 59 individuals were hospitalized, an increase of 1
  • 8 new admissions
  • 14 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), an increase of 1
  • 5 discharged
  • 5,505 discharged since March 22

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

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:  

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Iowa
  • Idaho
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi 
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • Nevada
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Wisconsin
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