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New York releases data on COVID-19 deaths including age, race

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WHECTV
Updated: April 08, 2020 03:21 PM
Created: April 08, 2020 11:13 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. (WHEC) — The New York State Department of Health has released updated data on COVID-19 fatalities, including race, gender, age, and other health conditions.

On Wednesday, Melissa DeRosa, secretary to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, announced the state's COVID-19 website was updated to include more information about the nearly 5,500 New Yorkers who have died from COVID-19.

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Below is information according to the New York State COVID-19 website:

Fatalities by Age Group

  • 0 to 9: 1
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • 20 to 29: 27
  • 30 to 39: 107
  • 40 to 49: 238
  • 50 to 59: 587
  • 60 to 69: 1,066
  • 70 to 79: 1,446
  • 80 to 89: 1,394
  • 90 & Over: 616
  • Unknown: 3

Fatalities By Sex

  • Female: 2,131 (38%)
  • Male: 3,349 (61%)
  • Unknown: 9 (0.2%)

Other Health Conditions

  • Hypertension: 3,043
  • Diabetes: 2,049
  • Hyperlipidemia: 1,014
  • Coronary Artery Disease: 678
  • Renal Disease: 602
  • Dementia: 502
  • COPD: 455
  • Cancer: 444
  • Atrial Fibrillation: 390
  • Congestive Heart Failure: 387

Race/Ethnicity in New York (Excluding New York City)

  • Hispanic: 14%
  • Black: 18%
  • White: 62%
  • Asian: 4%

Race/Ethnicity in New York City

  • Hispanic: 34%
  • Black: 28%
  • White: 27%
  • Asian: 7%

The information on race/ethnicity is based on 90% reporting for the state, outside of New York City, and 63% reporting for New York City.


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