Coronavirus positivity rate in NY <1% for 38th straight day

A person gets a coronavirus test in Harlem. A person gets a coronavirus test in Harlem. | Photo: File / AP Photo / Mary Altaffer.

WNYT Staff
Updated: September 14, 2020 03:29 PM
Created: September 14, 2020 02:02 PM

New York state’s coronavirus infection rate is below 1% for the 38th straight day.

Gov. Cuomo says 0.92% of tests across the state were positive on Sunday.


In the Capital Region, the positivity rate dropped from 1.0% on Saturday to 0.4% on Sunday. However, a spike in Albany County is being monitored, with most of the cases tied to UAlbany.

In the Mohawk Valley, the positivity rate from Saturday to Sunday stayed flat at 0.4%.

Unfortunately, another four people died across the state. None of them were from the Capital Region or Mohawk Valley.

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