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Positivity rate drops in 518 as work continues to tackle downstate coronavirus clusters

WNYT Staff
Updated: October 16, 2020 08:23 PM
Created: October 16, 2020 01:38 PM

New York state continues work to tackle coronavirus clusters downstate.

Gov. Cuomo said Friday the state’s positivity rate is 1.25% if you count the "red zones" downstate, and 1.14% without them.

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The positivity rate in the "hot spot" areas is 4.84%.

There are 918 people hospitalized with the virus statewide, 21 more than the previous day.

In the Capital Region, the positivity rate dropped from 0.8% on Wednesday to 0.7% on Thursday.

In the Mohawk Valley, the positivity rate dropped from 0.5% on Wednesday to 0.3% on Thursday.

Unfortunately, another 10 people died statewide, including a person from Columbia County.


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