Coronavirus in New York City

Tracking the spread of the pandemic

THE CITY is tracking the spread of confirmed COVID-19 infections and fatalities in New York City, based on information provided by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the governor’s office, The COVID Tracking Project and the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

“Deaths” include test-confirmed cases as well as those with “COVID-19” or equivalent listed on the death certificate.

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2,744,670 NYC tested
226,280 NYC confirmed cases
23,556 NYC deaths
Borough August 3 confirmed cases Confirmed cases Deaths
Queens +59 68,225 7,186
Brooklyn +74 62,715 7,250
The Bronx +109 49,823 4,862
Manhattan +56 30,677 3,150
Staten Island +18 14,840 1,077
Unknown +0 0 31

Cases and tests: NYS Department of Health,

Deaths: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene,

New York State 6,082,774 tested 417,589 cases 32,725 deaths
United States 57,543,852 tested 4,738,853 cases 156,041 deaths

NYS tests: , NYS cases and deaths:
US tests: , US cases and deaths:

Cases and tests

The number of new cases has slowed, even as New York has ramped up its testing capabilities.

Cases and tests by day in NYC

  • Cases
  • Tests

Source: NYS Department of Health,

Share of tests with positive results

  • Positive rate

Source: NYS Department of Health,

Daily tests per 1,000 people in NYC

Source: NYS Department of Health,

Daily cases per 100,000 people in NYC

Source: NYS Department of Health,


THE CITY has launched MISSING THEM, an ongoing collaborative effort to publicly memorialize every New Yorker killed by COVID-19. If you know someone who died as a result of confirmed or suspected coronavirus infection, share their story here, leave us a voicemail at (646) 494-1095 or text "remember" to 73224.

New confirmed deaths in NYC by date of death

  • Confirmed deaths

Source: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene,


Hospital bed and intensive care unit availability fluctuates daily due to more beds coming online and patients leaving the hospital, either through discharge or death.

Patients currently hospitalized for COVID-19 in NYC

  • Total hospitalized
  • ICU hospitalizations

Source: NYS Department of Health,

Capacity at NYC hospitals

All beds

ICU beds

Source: Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office,