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Covid-19 Case Update July 24, 2021 5:45pm

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on July 24, 2021. Last updated July 23, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Information - As of July 24, 2021              
•    912,571 people have received at least one vaccine dose, an increase of 2,070
•    61.6% of the total population of 1,481,093 has received at least one dose
•    74.4% of the population ages 18+ has received at least one dose  
•    836,001 people have completed their vaccine series, an increase of 1,734
•    56.4% percent of the total population has completed the COVID-19 vaccine series
•    Demographics can be found on the NYSDOH vaccine tracker
•    Vaccination rates by zip code
•    Walk-in vaccination clinics are offering vaccine to residents who are age 12 and older. No appointment is needed. Medical practitioners and EMS are on-site at all times to answer questions and tend to concerns. Click here for locations and times and parental consent forms. Answers to your vaccine questions can be found on this page, as well.
•    If you are confined to your home and wish to receive your COVID-19 vaccination, call 311. We will take your name and you will be called to schedule your free vaccination at home.
COVID-19 Viral Testing- On July 23, 2021
•    7,522 COVID-19 tests were administered
•    4,491,787 total tests have been administered since March 2020
•    164 new cases were reported
•    203,027 total cases have been reported since March 2020
•    4.5% of those tested since March 2021 have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
•    2.2% tested positive in Suffolk County yesterday; 2.0% positive on a 7-day average
•    2.2% tested positive on Long Island yesterday; 2.1% positive on a 7-day average
•    COVID-19 CASE TRACKER Map, Suffolk County
Antibody Testing Suffolk County
•    66,560 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for antibodies
•    390,050 total were tested for antibodies
Fatalities, Suffolk County 
•    0 fatalities
•    3,409 total fatalities
Hospitalization, Suffolk County, data is from July 23, 2021
•    40 individuals were hospitalized, an increase of 1 in 24 hours
•    8 were new admissions
•    7 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), a decrease of 1 in 24 hours
•    2 patients were in the ICU and intubated
•    8 were discharged since the last report
•    14,872 have been discharged since March 22,2020
Hospital Capacity, Suffolk County
•    3,101 hospital beds, 685 available, 22%
•    398 ICU beds, 119 available, 30%
 CDC COVID Data Tracker
NY Forward reopening guidance that is still in effect
Fairs and festivals, Large-scale performing arts and entertainment, pre-k to grace 12 schools, Professional sports with fans, public transportation
Current New York State Travel Advisory Information
As of June 25, 2021, the New York State Travel Advisory is no longer in effect.  As such, travelers arriving in New York are no longer required to submit traveler health forms. All travelers, domestic and international, should continue to follow all CDC travel requirements.
New York State Contact Tracing information
New York State Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard – Long Island
COVID-19 Guidance 
Includes information on Isolation and Quarantine, FAQs 
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.

Categories: Health, COVID-19


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