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Gov. Cuomo: New York State conducts highest number of tests in a single day

Gov. Cuomo: New York State conducts highest number of tests in a single day

WNYT Staff
Created: August 01, 2020 03:55 PM

Five months since the first confirmed case in New York, Governor Cuomo announced Saturday that the state conducted 82,737 tests Friday, the most tests ever conducted in a single day.

.91% of those tests were positive, bringing the total to 753 new cases statewide.

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Statewide totals:

  • Patient Hospitalization - 581 (+5)
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 92
  • Hospital Counties - 30
  • Number ICU - 147 (+7)
  • Number ICU with Intubation - 72 (+2)
  • Total Discharges - 73,134 (+79)
  • Deaths - 4
  • Total Deaths - 25,164

Cuomo also announced that an initial decision to reopen schools will be made this week after he watches the overall infection rate.


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