NY state's 38-day streak of <1% positive coronavirus tests ends

WNYT Staff
Updated: September 15, 2020 07:16 PM
Created: September 15, 2020 02:47 PM

New York's 38-day streak of less than 1% of coronavirus tests being positive is over.

Gov. Cuomo's office says 1% of tests on Monday were positive, out of 73,678 tests done.


In the Capital Region, the positivity rate rose from 0.4% on Sunday to 0.8% on Monday.

In the Mohawk Valley, the positivity rate rose from 0.4% on Sunday to 1.0% on Monday.

Unfortunately, another 11 people died. None were from the Capital Region or Mohawk Valley.

Meanwhile, six states, California, Hawaii, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, and Ohio were removed from the mandatory quarantine list. The Northern Mariana Islands were also removed. Puerto Rico was added.

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