Number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in New York as of Sep. 21, 2020, by county

As of September 21, 2020, there had been over 450,473 COVID-19 cases in New York State, with over 240,456 cases found in New York City. New York has been one of the U.S. states most impacted by the pandemic, recording the highest number of deaths in the country.

A closer look at the outbreak in New York

New York City is made up of five counties, which are more commonly known by their borough names – the Bronx is the borough with the highest rate of COVID-19 cases. New York State is comprised of 62 counties in total, and Rockland County has the highest rate for coronavirus cases. By late September 2020, the state of New York had recorded over 25,400 COVID-19 deaths, and around two-thirds of those deaths were in New York City.

Limiting the spread of the virus in New York

Daily new cases of the coronavirus hit record highs throughout the United States in July 2020. There continue to be fluctuations in the number of new COVID-19 cases in New York City, but the outbreak appears to be under control. New York State has performed almost 10 million tests to help reduce the rate of infection; furthermore, travelers to New York from states with high positive test rates are required to quarantine for 14 days to limit the spread of the virus.

Number of cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York State as of September 21, 2020, by county

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Sources

Release date

September 2020

Region

United States (New York)

Survey time period

as of September 21, 2020, 2:00 p.m. ET

Supplementary notes

For further information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, please visit our dedicated Facts and Figures page.

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