There are nearly 400 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Long Island, continuing to see an increase in the number of people who test positive.
In Suffolk County, 200 new positive cases out of 13,426 COVID-19 tests were performed in the last 24 hours, while in Nassau, 178 new cases out of 11,971 tests were performed.
A total of 1,068,890 COVID-19 assays were performed in Suffolk, resulting in 49,198 (4.6%) positive cases. In Nassau, there were 49,841 positive cases out of a total of 1,056,172 test cases.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 2,021 deaths from COVID-19 in Suffolk and 2,215 in Nassau.
Over the past week, Long Island has seen a slight increase in the rate of positive infection in people tested:
- Saturday, October 24: 15,875 tests were performed, resulting in 210 positive cases (1.3%);
- Sunday, October 25: 10,112 tests were performed, resulting in 119 (1.2%) positive cases;
- Monday, October 26: 14,853 tests were performed, the results were 231 (1.6%) positive cases;
- Tuesday, October 27: 17,286 tests were performed, resulting in 2336 (1.9%) positive cases;
- Wednesday, October 28: 25,397 tests were performed, resulting in 378 (1.5%) positive cases.
Analysis of new and confirmed COVID-19 cases in Suffolk, according to the county Department of Health on Thursday, October 29:
- Islip: 14,477;
- Brookhaven: 11,840;
- Babylon: 7,973;
- Huntington: 6,217;
- Smithtown: 3.144;
- Southampton: 1,343;
- Riverhead: 881;
- Southold: 456;
- East Hampton: 282;
- Shelter Island: 11.
The most confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nassau County are being reported to the county’s Department of Health that was reported in:
- Hemp: 2,550;
- Freeport: 1.903;
- Elmont: 1,540;
- Uniondale: 1,495;
- Valley Stream: 1.3683;
- Levittown: 1,346;
- Hicksville: 1,241;
- East Meadow: 1,136;
- Glen Cove: 1,086;
- Franklin Square: 964;
- Bai Dai: 953;
- Woodmere: 840;
- Baldwin: 795;
- Coast: 740;
- Roosevelt: 741;
- Northern Valley Stream: 712;
- New Cassel: 708.
Over the past 24 hours, 168,353 COVID-19 tests were performed in New York, resulting in 2,499 (1.48%) positive cases. There are currently 1,085 patients hospitalized for the virus and 19 new deaths have been reported.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, New York has performed 14,243,871 COVID-19 assays, with 503,176 assays positive. A total of 25,792 New Yorkers have died since mid-March.
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