New York’s COVID-19 positivity price is hovering round 3 % with hospitalizations persevering with to rise.
The statewide price, when measured on a seven-day common, was 3.12 % Friday, in line with statistics launched Saturday by Gov. Cuomo.
The speed in New York Metropolis was 2.55 %.
Of the 169,716 assessments outcomes that got here again statewide Friday, 4,990 — or 2.94 % — had been optimistic, Cuomo stated.
There have been 1,978 folks hospitalized with the virus Friday and 18 COVID-19 deaths, together with seven amongst New York Metropolis residents.
The state gave out 54,431 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from Friday to Saturday bringing the whole variety of doses to 23,187,384.
A complete of 78.3 % of New York adults have obtained at the least one shot of the vaccine and 70.4 % have accomplished the vaccine sequence, Cuomo stated citing federal knowledge.