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NY state's COVID infection rate keeps dropping

WNYT Staff
Updated: May 14, 2021 08:04 PM
Created: May 14, 2021 04:49 PM

New York's daily coronavirus infection rate continues dropping. It is at 1.01%. That's the lowest since October 10.

Of 203,852 tests recorded Thursday, 2,068 people tested positive.

There are 1,767 people hospitalized, a decrease of 85 people.

Sadly, another 25 people died.

The 7-day positivity average in the Capital Region dropped from 1.47% on Wednesday to 1.39% on Thursday.

The 7-day positivity rate in the Mohawk Valley dropped from 1.42% on Wednesday to 1.31% on Thursday.

Governor Cuomo has yet to announce a decision for New York regarding  masks.
The Centers for Disease Control announced Thursday people who are fully vaccinated don't need to wear face coverings except in certain situations.


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