COVID-19 Testing Tracker

COVID-19 Testing Tracker
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where does the data come from?

The test results data comes from a NYSDOH database that contains reported results from all the labs testing samples from New York State residents. Starting on September 20, 2020, this data also includes pooled/batch tests reported by institutions of higher education.

How recent is this data?

The data on this site is updated daily. The data last updated is noted in the upper right corner of the screen. On November 14, 2020, only 14 hours of laboratory data was collected and shared. A 2:00 cutoff time was implemented, allowing the NYSDOH to enhance data quality reviews. All other published laboratory data represented 24 hours of data collection.