Updated: January 23, 2021 03:04 PM
Created: January 23, 2021 12:46 PM
Governor Cuomo announced Saturday, at his briefing at a NYCHA vaccine pop-up site in Brooklyn, that of the 262,106 COVID-19 tests in the state reported Friday, 13,786 were positive. The positive infection rate is 5.26% statewide.
The total COVID hospitalizations in New York State are 8,802.
Cuomo also confirms that there 144 New Yorkers who passed away overnight due to COVID.
Cuomo urged New Yorkers to take the vaccine.
“Take the vaccine. It will save lives and it can save your life,” Cuomo said. “Please take the vaccine. We’ll make it accessible, but we need you to take it.”
Vaccine pop-ups will be happening at public housing in New York City and across the state.
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