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Capital Region's 7-day COVID positivity rate highest in the state and rising

WNYT Staff
Updated: July 23, 2021 05:02 PM
Created: July 23, 2021 02:07 PM

The Capital Region's 7-day COVID positivity rate continues to climb.

Gov. Cuomo's office says it was at 2.24% Thursday. That's the highest in the state, and the highest it's been since April.

It's a big jump from 1.95% on Wednesday.

The 7-day positivity rate in the Mohawk Valley is 1.11%.

The statewide daily positivity is 1.78%, with a 7-day average of 1.58%.

There are 492 people hospitalized statewide, an increase of nine.

Sadly, the state is reporting another new death from COVID.

MORE INFORMATION: New York State coronavirus dashboard | Vaccine tracker


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