COVID-19 cases among the fully vaccinated are approaching 500,000 and hospitalizations are up almost 4,000. According to the data released by the New York State Health Department as of December 13, 2021, there had been almost 230,000 breakthrough cases,

226,972 laboratory-confirmed breakthrough cases of COVID-19 among fully-vaccinated people in New York State, which corresponds to 1.8% of the population of fully-vaccinated people 12-years or older.

 

12,916 hospitalizations with COVID-19 among fully-vaccinated people in New York State, which corresponds to 0.10% of the population of fully-vaccinated people 12-years or older.

The most recent data provided by the New York State Department of Health, as of December 28, 2021, indicates that in two weeks, COVID-19 cases among the fully vaccinated have almost doubled,

446,895 laboratory-confirmed breakthrough cases of COVID-19 among fully-vaccinated people in New York State, which corresponds to 3.4% of the population of fully-vaccinated people 12-years or older.
16,583 hospitalizations with COVID-19 among fully-vaccinated people in New York State, which corresponds to .12% of the population of fully-vaccinated people 12-years or older.

Taking a look at the entire month of December 2021, breakthrough cases increased by 267,393, and hospitalizations increased by 5,532.

As of November 29, 2021, there were almost 180,000 cases of COVID-19 among the fully vaccinated,

179,502 laboratory-confirmed breakthrough cases of COVID-19 among fully-vaccinated people in New York State, which corresponds to 1.4% of the population of fully-vaccinated people 12-years or older.

 

11,051 hospitalizations with COVID-19 among fully-vaccinated people in New York State, which corresponds to 0.09% of the population of fully-vaccinated people 12-years or older.

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has announced a COVID-19 winter surge plan 2.0. The five-point plan is designed to fight an increase in the spread of COVID-19 and deaths. The plan focuses on,

- Keeping kids in school
- Strengthening masks and testing
- preventing severe COVID-19 cases and deaths
- Providing New Yorkers with more access to vaccines and boosters
- Coordinating with local leaders

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