ALBANY – Most New Yorkers who have been hospitalized with the coronavirus recently are non-essential or retired workers who had been staying in their homes, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday.

The finding comes from state-collected admission data from 113 hospitals statewide. Preliminary data, including more than 1,200 survey responses, indicates that New Yorkers admitted to the hospitals are predominantly living downstate, are over 50 years old and have “comorbidity” factors such as pre-existing conditions, the governor said.

About two-thirds of hospital admissions were individuals staying in their houses, and roughly 84 percent had remained in one place without traveling by foot or public transportation and personal cars. Just 17 percent of those admitted were employed.

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