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 New York State Department of Health, the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

“Deaths” include test-confirmed cases as well as others with “COVID-19” or equivalent listed on the death certificate. “Tests” counts the number of individuals tested per day, including PCR and antigen tests. “Vaccinated” counts the number of people who have received at least one vaccine dose.

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2,198,440 NYC confirmed cases
37,543 NYC deaths
83.9% Share of NYC residents vaccinated
Borough cases Cases Deaths
Brooklyn +1,670 656,424 11,914
Queens +1,529 615,174 11,145
Manhattan +860 386,109 5,065
The Bronx +604 383,185 7,309
Staten Island +369 157,548 2,110
Area Cases Deaths Vaccinated Tests
New York City 2,198,440 37,543 6,997,207 45,232,202
New York State 4,714,010 63,519 16,939,950 95,644,357
United States 71,489,205 868,123 250,964,433 767,880,888

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: (NYC deaths), (NYC vaccinations)

NYS Department of Health: (NYC cases and tests), (NYS tests)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: (NYS vaccinations), (US vaccinations), (US tests)

Johns Hopkins University: (NYS cases and deaths), (US cases and deaths)

Case rate

The number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 by ZIP code indicates communities with relatively high and low rates of transmission. The following map and table show the number of test-diagnosed cases over the past seven days per every 100,000 residents in each zip code.

Vaccinations

Below is the number of New York City residents who have received at least one dose of a COVID vaccine, the number of residents fully vaccinated, and the number of booster shots administered to residents. New York City's population was 8,336,817 as of 2019, the year city health officials use for their measurements.

6,997,207 NYC residents vaccinated with at least one dose
6,204,334 NYC residents fully vaccinated
2,384,449 booster shots given to NYC residents

Cases by vaccination status

7-day averages as of

Cases of COVID-19 per 100k vaccinated people 145.7
Cases of COVID-19 per 100k unvaccinated people 1,867.7

Hospitalizations by vaccination status

7-day averages as of

Hospitalizations per 100k vaccinated people 4.1
Hospitalizations per 100k unvaccinated people 74

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: (vaccinations), (cases), (hospitalizations, age-adjusted)

Tracking over time

Since the city saw its first positive coronavirus test on March 1, the number of tests, new cases, deaths and hospitalizations has varied over time, influenced by city and state government measures as well as precautions taken by New Yorkers. See the most recent numbers below or select a time range.

Cases and tests

While no one number can reflect the current spread of COVID-19, a combination of the number of people getting tested and the rate of positive tests can indicate how the spread is changing.

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,

Hospitalizations

COVID-19 hospitalizations show the caseload faced by hospitals and indicate the number of serious cases of COVID-19, independent of test rates.

Some people hospitalized with COVID were initially admitted for other reasons. Starting in January 2022, New York began reporting the number of people admitted due to COVID or complications of COVID, shown as "admitted for COVID" below.

Patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in NYC

Source: NYS Department of Health,

Share of hospitalized with COVID admitted for COVID

Source: NYS Department of Health,

Deaths

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 deaths in NYC by date of death

  • Confirmed and probable deaths

Source: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene,