Latest coronavirus updates in New York: Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Virus Outbreak New York
Posted at 6:00 AM, Aug 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-04 11:55:39-04

NEW YORK — Below you will find the most up-to-date information on coronavirus news impacting New York. You can find additional resources and coverage on our coronavirus page.

11:45 a.m.
NYC Health Commissioner has resigned, according to Mayor de Blasio. Read more.

Latest in New York:

Travel advisory update

NYC daily indicators

  • COVID hospitalizations: 73
  • H+H ICU admissions: 271
  • Tested positive percentage: 1%

NY numbers

  • Of the 70,993 tests reported yesterday, 746 were positive (1.05% of total), according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
  • Total hospitalizations are at 568.
  • 3 reported COVID fatalities

Latest official numbers:
As of Tuesday morning, a total of 416,843 people had tested positive for COVID-19 in New York, with the state's death toll at 25,172.

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Tips to protect yourself and others amid coronavirus outbreaks

The New York state coronavirus hotline is 1-888-364-3065; information is also being posted here