NY state’s COVID positivity rate nears 12%
New York state’s daily COVID positivity rate is 11.96%, with a 7-day average of 9.46%.
A record 38,835 cases of COVID were reported on Monday.
There’s a net increase of 82 more people hospitalized with the virus, for a total of 4,534. Back in the April 2020 peak, more than 18,000 people were hospitalized at one time.
In the Capital Region, the 7-day positivity rate rose from 7.50% on Tuesday to 8.31% on Wednesday.
In the Mohawk Valley, the 7-day positivity rate rose from 8.54% Tuesday to 8.66% on Wednesday.
Sadly, another 63 people died.