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Cuomo: NY positivity rate is 1.15%

Cuomo: NY positivity rate is 1.15%

WNYT Staff
Updated: October 23, 2020 08:36 PM
Created: October 23, 2020 03:50 PM

New York state's coronavirus positivity rate is 1.15%.

Gov. Cuomo released the latest numbers on Friday.

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The governor says hospitalizations are also up 37 to a total of 1,023. However, the governor also noted nearly half of daily hospital admissions over the past two weeks are from micro-cluster areas in Brooklyn, Queens, Rockland, Orange, and counties bordering Pennsylvania.

In the Capital Region, the positivity rate rose from 0.9% on Wednesday to 1.0% on Thursday.

In the Mohawk Valley, the positivity rate rose from 0.6% on Wednesday to 1.0% on Thursday.

Unfortunately, another 11 people across the state died, including one person from Albany County.


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