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COVID-19 Case Update - October 22, 2021

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on October 22, 2021. Last updated October 21, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

  • 1,079,439 people have received at least one vaccine dose, an increase of 917
  • 975,011 people have completed their vaccine series, an increase of 1,205
  • 72.9% of the total population of 1,481,093 has received at least one dose
  • 86.7% of the population ages 18+ has received at least one dose
  • 65.8% percent of the total population has completed the vaccine series
  • 79.2% of the population ages 18+ has completed the vaccine series.
  • 76.9% of the population ages 12+ has completed the 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 Case Tracker- On October 21, 2021

  • 13,721 COVID-19 tests were administered
  • 5,456,991  total tests have been administered since March 2020
  • 320  new cases were reported
  • 239,877  total cases have been reported since March 2020
  • 4.4% of those tested since March 2021 have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
  • 2.3% tested positive in Suffolk County; 2.7% positive on a 7-day average
  • 2.0% tested positive on Long Island; 2.3% positive on a 7-day average
  • COVID Antibodies: 89,031 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 have tested positive for antibodies; 416,416 total were tested for antibodies

Fatalities, Suffolk County

  • 4  fatalities
  • 3,609  total fatalities since March 2020

Hospitalization, Suffolk County, data is from October 21, 2021

  • 167  individuals were hospitalized, an  decrease of 10 in 24 hours
  • 16 were new admissions
  • 29 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) a decrease of 1 in 24 hours
  • 22 patients were in the ICU and intubated
  • 25  were discharged since the last report
  • 16,807  have been discharged since March 22, 2020

Hospital Capacity, Suffolk County

  • 3,101 hospital beds, 578 available, 21%
  • 402 ICU beds, 97 available, 24%

 New York State COVID-19 Breakthrough Data Report

CDC COVID Data Tracker

COVID-19 Test Site Finder: Get Information on Coronavirus Testing Near You

Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutics Treatment Locations

COVID-19 Local Guidance

COVID-19 School Report Card

New York State Contact Tracing information

New York State Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard – Long Island

Categories: Health, COVID-19


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