Syracuse, NY – Nearly 3.2 million people in New York are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including 120,000 who received their vaccinations in the past 24 hours, according to data released today by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
That means that nearly 16% of the state’s 19.5 million residents are vaccinated. In Onondaga County, more than 100,000 people have completed their vaccination series, according to the state.
Overall, 5.7 million people have received a dose of the vaccine, according to state data.
That happens when the number of recently confirmed cases, hospitalizations and deaths remain consistently high.
Across New York, another 8,201 people tested positive for the coronavirus last day. That’s almost 260,000 test results, or a positive rate of 3.15%.
Hospitalizations fell slightly to 4,578, with 896 patients in intensive care.
The state reported 76 more deaths in the last day. Since the pandemic began, 40,266 people have died in New York, according to state data.
Vaccine appointments are currently available throughout Onondaga County at OnCenter or at state facilities such as the New York State Fair. These appointments are for anyone currently eligible.
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