New York City reports at least 18,966 confirmed coronavirus deaths and approximately 4,626 probable coronavirus deaths as of August 11, according to the most recent data on the city website.
The New York City Health Department defines probable deaths as people who did not have a positive Covid-19 laboratory test, but their death certificate lists as the cause of death “COVID-19” or an equivalent.
Together, the total number of confirmed coronavirus deaths and probable coronavirus deaths in New York City is at least 23,592.
There have been approximately 224,920 coronavirus cases in the city and at least 56,599 people have been hospitalized, according to the city.
Note: The data is from the New York City Health Department and was updated on August 11 at 1 p.m., according to the website. The numbers may not line up exactly in real time with CNN’s database drawn from Johns Hopkins University and the Covid Tracking Project.