Coronavirus in New York City
Since March 2020, THE CITY has been tracking COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and fatalities in New York City. For the latest, follow THE CITY's coronavirus coverage.
Deaths include test-confirmed cases as well as others with “COVID-19” or equivalent listed on the death certificate. The share of residents vaccinated counts the number of residents who have received at least one vaccine dose, divided by New York City's estimated population as of 2019 (8,336,817), the year city health officials use for their measurements.
NYS Department of Health: NYC cases as of
The charts below show the number of tests performed at testing sites in New York City, as well as the positive test rate. A high positive test rate can indicate widespread prevalence of the virus or insufficient testing, depending on case and testing rates.
“Tests” counts the number of individuals tested per day, including PCR tests and antigen tests reported to the state. Data is for NYC residents. State case and test numbers differ from those reported by the city health department due to different collection and reporting methodologies.
NYS Department of Health: cases and tests as of
COVID-19 hospitalizations show the caseload faced by hospitals and indicate the number of serious cases of COVID, 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.
The following chart shows the number of confirmed and probable deaths from COVID-19 in New York City by date of death.
Deaths include test-confirmed cases as well as others with “COVID-19” or equivalent listed on the death certificate. Data is shown by date of death and released by the city health department on a 3-day lag. Recent data is incomplete, and counts will increase as more deaths are reported.
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: deaths as of
Below are cumulative counts of cases and deaths by borough, and cases, deaths, vaccinations and tests for New York City, New York State, and the United States.
|New York City||2,704,555||41,226||7,362,655||57,002,159|
|New York State||5,866,926||70,490||17,831,599||349,241,739|
Deaths include test-confirmed cases as well as deaths reported as "probable." Vaccinations represent the number of individuals who have received at least one vaccine dose. Tests are the number of individuals tested per day.
The numbers belows show how many New York City residents 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.
7-day averages as of
|Cases of COVID-19 per 100k vaccinated people||21.8|
|Cases of COVID-19 per 100k unvaccinated people||161.6|
7-day averages as of
|Hospitalizations per 100k vaccinated people||0.9|
|Hospitalizations per 100k unvaccinated people||1,028.9|
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.
Developed by Will Welch, data reporting by Ann Choi, Josefa Velasquez, Yoav Gonen and Suhail Bhat, edited by Alyssa Katz.