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Covid-19 Case Update May 20, 2021 3:15pm

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on May 20, 2021. Last updated May 19, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information - As of May 20, 2021  

  •         778,256 people have received at least one vaccine dose, an increase of 7,192
  •         52.5% of the total population of 1,481,093 has received at least one dose
  •         64.9% of the population ages 18+ has received at least one dose  
  •         649,096 people have completed their vaccine series, an increase of 10,128
  •         43.8% percent of the total population of 1,481,093 have completed their vaccine series
  •         Demographics can be found on the NYSDOH vaccine tracker
  •         417,070 was the weekly allocation of COVID-19 vaccine first doses fully delivered to New York providers during the week 5/10-5/16.
  •         Walk-in vaccination clinics are offering vaccine to residents who are age 12+. 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. 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 May 19, 2021

  • 12,360 COVID-19 tests were administered
  • 4,047,263 total tests have been administered since March 2020
  • 85 new cases were reported
  • 199,824 total cases have been reported since March 2020
  • 4.9% of those tested since March 2021 have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
  • 0.7% tested positive in Suffolk County yesterday; 0.9% positive on a 7-day average
  • 0.7% tested positive on Long Island yesterday; 0.9% positive on a 7-day average
  • COVID-19 CASE TRACKER Map, Suffolk County

Antibody Testing Suffolk County

  • 54,690 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for antibodies
  • 374,049 total were tested for antibodies

Fatalities, Suffolk County

  •          1 fatality
  • 3,384 total fatalities

Hospitalization, Suffolk County, data is from May 19, 2021

  • 136 individuals were hospitalized, an increase of 5 in 24 hours
  • 17 were new admissions
  • 31 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), a decrease of 3 in 24 hours
  • 20 patients were in the ICU and intubated
  • 12 were discharged since the last report
  • 14,445 have been discharged since March 22,2020

 Hospital Capacity, Suffolk County

  • 3,129 hospital beds, 782 available, 25%
  • 435 ICU beds, 115 available, 26%


New York Forward Reopening Reference Guide
Current New York State Travel Advisory Information, updated April 10, 2021

New York State Contact Tracing information

New York State Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard – Long Island

New York State COVID-19 School Reporting

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

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




Categories: Health, COVID-19


Suffolk County Government

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

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901