NYC Parks said shark bites at Rockaway Beach are “extremely rare.”

A 65-year-old New York City woman has been upgraded to stable condition after she was bitten by a shark at Rockaway Beach in Queens, hospital officials said.

The woman was standing in the water at Beach 59th Street Monday evening when she suffered a severe laceration to the back of her left thigh and fell into the water, the NYPD said

Lifeguards rescued her from the water and officers applied a tourniquet, police said.

PHOTO: A stretch of beach stands empty along Rockaway Beach at 59th Street after a woman was attacked by a shark in the early evening on Aug. 7, 2023 in New York City.

A stretch of beach stands empty along Rockaway Beach at 59th Street after a woman was attacked by a shark in the early evening on Aug. 7, 2023 in New York City.

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PHOTO: Police gather along Rockaway Beach at 59th Street after a woman was attacked by a shark in the early evening on Aug. 7, 2023 in New York City.

Police gather along Rockaway Beach at 59th Street after a woman was attacked by a shark in the early evening on Aug. 7, 2023 in New York City.

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Following the attack, lifeguards at Beach 59th Street cleared everyone from the water.

Police used a helicopter to survey the area but no sharks were spotted, according to the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.

PHOTO: Police gather along Rockaway Beach at 59th Street after a woman was attacked by a shark in the early evening on Aug. 7, 2023 in New York City.

Police gather along Rockaway Beach at 59th Street after a woman was attacked by a shark in the early evening on Aug. 7, 2023 in New York City.

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NYC Parks said in a statement that “shark bites in Rockaway are extremely rare,” adding, “We remain vigilant in monitoring the beach and always clear the water when a shark is spotted.”

Rockaway Beach will be closed on Tuesday as a safety precaution, the parks department said.

“Parks Enforcement & NYPD will be on patrol to keep swimmers out of the water” and the “FDNY & NYPD will be doing aerial surveillance to monitor for sharks,” the department said.

PHOTO: A view of sign as Rockaway Beach temporarily closed for swimming Saturday due to shark sightings in the area in New York, July 22, 2022.

A view of sign as Rockaway Beach temporarily closed for swimming Saturday due to shark sightings in the area in New York, July 22, 2022.

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PHOTO: A view of sign as Rockaway Beach temporarily closed for swimming Saturday due to shark sightings in the area in New York, July 22, 2022.

A view of sign as Rockaway Beach temporarily closed for swimming Saturday due to shark sightings in the area in New York, July 22, 2022.

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