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Suffolk County COVID-19 Case Update - December 8


Suffolk County reported the following information related to COVID-19 on December 8, 2020.

Data is from December 7:

COVID-19 Testing

 • 1,575,645 COVID-19 tests were administered, an addition of 17,883 tests
 • 1164 new cases were reported
 • 69,024 total cases
 • 4.4% of those tested since March have been confirmed positive for COVID-19
 • 6.2% tested positive on Long Island yesterday; 5.7% positive on a 7-day average
 • 6.5% tested positive in Suffolk County yesterday; 6.2% positive on a 7-day average

Antibody Testing

 • 31,448 individuals not previously tested for COVID-19 tested positive for antibodies
 • 300,447 in total have tested positive for antibodies

Fatalities

 • 6 fatalities
 • 2,089 total fatalities

COVID-19 Hospitalizations data from December 7, 2020

 • 382 individuals were hospitalized, an increase of 23 in 24 hours
 • 40 were new admissions
 • 63 patients were in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), an increase of 6 in 24 hours
 • 28 patients were in the ICU and intubated
 • 25 were discharged since the last report
 • 6,639 have been discharged since March 22

Hospital Capacity

 • 2,997 hospital beds, 654 available, 22 percent
 • 394 ICU beds, 101 available, 26 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 8, 2020, 5:18 pm
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