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New York Citys epidemic is cooling down

New York Citys epidemic is cooling down

 

The latest data shows that the new crown epidemic in New York City continues to cool down, but the Staten Island epidemic, which has a low vaccination rate, is rising against the trend. Of the city’s 15 postal codes with the highest seven-day average positive rate, eight are in Staten Island. In other areas with higher positive rates, most areas have lower vaccination rates.

According to data from the state capital, there were 2861 new cases in the state on the 23rd, with an average positive rate of 2.12% in seven days, and the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations dropped to 2007; New York City added 709 cases, of which Brooklyn added 246 cases, and Queens District has new cases. There were 150 cases, 143 cases in Manhattan, 79 cases in Staten Island, and 91 cases in the Bronx.

New York Citys epidemic is cooling down

New York Citys epidemic is cooling down

 

Since the beginning of the epidemic, Staten Island has repeatedly boycotted the anti-epidemic regulations promoted by the city government and held frequent demonstrations against the mask order, gathering restriction order, and compulsory vaccination order. In other areas, the epidemic has cooled down due to compliance with the regulations; city health Bureau data showed that in the past week, the seven-day average positive rate of eight postal codes in Staten Island was higher than 2.52%, and the infection rate in Staten Island was also much higher than the city average, 141.97 per 100,000 people. The average level of infection in the city is only 81.82; among them, the seven-day average positive rate of Tottenville (Postal Code 10307) in Staten Island is 3.7%, ranking second in the city.

The low vaccination rate is the main reason for the continuation of the Staten Island epidemic. The current full vaccination rate in Staten Island is 63%, which is lower than the city’s average of 66%. Among the eight postal codes with a higher positive rate, Seven of them had vaccination rates lower than the city’s average.

However, the postal code with the highest seven-day average positive rate in the city is still Borough Park (11219) in Brooklyn (Brooklyn), reaching 5.56%. The full vaccination rate in this district is only 44%; the vaccination rate is second. The low postal code is Edgemere/Far Rockaway (11691) in Queens, with a complete vaccination rate of 45% and a seven-day average positive rate of 2.99%. The positive rate in Williamsburg (postcode 11211) also reached 2.44%.

 

Among the ten areas with the highest complete vaccination rate in the city, only the Flushing/Murray Hill/Queensboro Hill area with the postcode 11355 in Queens has a seven-day average positive rate higher than 2%; none of the ten postcodes has the number of new cases last week There are more than 45 people, of which six postal codes have a positive rate of less than 1%, and the financial district (10006) has no new cases.

From a city-wide perspective, even if various activities have been gradually liberalized and the weather has turned cooler, the overall epidemic is still in a cooling trend; as of October 22, the cityโ€™s seven-day average positive rate has dropped to 1.46%, and the number of hospitalizations per 100,000 people is only 0.67 people; at the same time, the vast majority of patients hospitalized with new coronary pneumonia are unvaccinated.

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New York Citys epidemic is cooling down
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