Cuomo: NY state coronavirus infection rate starting to drop again

Gov. Cuomo gives a coronavirus briefing on Friday, January 15, 2021. Gov. Cuomo gives a coronavirus briefing on Friday, January 15, 2021. | Photo: Gov. Cuomo's Office.

WNYT Staff
Created: January 15, 2021 02:02 PM

Governor Cuomo says New York state's coronavirus positivity rate is starting to drop again, now that the holiday season is over.

The governor says a record of more than 324,000 tests were conducted Thursday.

Cuomo says 6.14% percent of tests came back positive.

More than 8,000 people are in the hospital.

Sadly, another, 183 people died from the virus on Thursday.

You can watch Gov. Cuomo's briefing here.


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