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Suffolk County COVID-19 Case Update - December 7


Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on December 7, 2020:

COVID-19 Testing

 • 1,557,762 COVID-19 tests were administered, an addition of 12,137 tests
 • 748 new cases were reported
 • 67,860 total cases
 • 4.4% of those tested since March have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
 • 5.4% tested positive on Long Island yesterday; 5.5% positive on a 7-day average
 • 6.2% tested positive in Suffolk County yesterday; 6.1% positive on a 7-day average

Antibody Testing

 • 31,411 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 tested positive for antibodies
 • 299,900 in total have tested positive for antibodies

Fatalities

 • 6 fatalities
 • 2,083 total fatalities

COVID-19 Hospitalizations data from December 6, 2020

 • 359 individuals were hospitalized, an increase of 7 in 24 hours
 • 45 were new admissions
 • 57 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), a decrease of 3 in 24 hours
 • 29 patients were in the ICU and intubated
 • 38 were discharged since the last report
 • 6,614 have been discharged since March 22

Hospital Capacity

 • 2,993 hospital beds, 703 available, 23 percent
 • 393 ICU beds, 99 available, 25 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






Added: December 7, 2020, 4:46 pm
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