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Suffolk County COVID-19 Case Update - December 9

Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on December 9, 2020.

Data is from December 8:

COVID-19 Testing

 • 1,591,231 COVID-19 tests were administered, an addition of 15,586 tests
 • 972 new cases were reported
 • 69,996 total cases
 • 4.4% of those tested since March have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
 • 5.5% tested positive on Long Island yesterday; 5.7% positive on a 7-day average
 • 6.2% tested positive in Suffolk County yesterday; 6.3% positive on a 7-day average

Antibody Testing

 • 31,499 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 tested positive for antibodies
 • 300,959 in total have tested positive for antibodies


 • 4 fatalities
 • 2,093 total fatalities

COVID-19 Hospitalizations data from December 8, 2020

 • 394 individuals were hospitalized, an increase of 12 in 24 hours
 • 45 were new admissions
 • 67 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), an increase of 4 in 24 hours
 • 28 patients were in the ICU and intubated
 • 36 were discharged since the last report
 • 6,675 have been discharged since March 22

Hospital Capacity

 • 2,998 hospital beds, 601 available, 20 percent
 • 398 ICU beds, 94 available, 24 percent

Regional Metrics and Description of Metrics

Suffolk County Map of COVID-19 Cases - Note: Map includes positive antibody cases

Suffolk County COVID-19 Guidance and Services

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