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Governor Cuomo Announces New York State's Lowest Daily Positivity Rate Since COVID-19 Crisis Began

Thanks to the hard work of New Yorkers, we are getting closer to a reimagined normal every day.

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A woman receives a COVID-19 vaccine shot.

Photo by: Don Pollard

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has updated New Yorkers on the state's progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Finger Lakes' 7-day average positivity fell to 1.87% yesterday, bringing the individual 7-day average positivity of all 10 regions across the state below 2.0% for the first time since October 28, 2020.
"As we head into summer, it is incredible to reflect on where we were with COVID a year ago," Governor Cuomo said. "Thanks to the hard work of New Yorkers, we are getting closer to a reimagined normal every day. This is our opportunity to build back safer and stronger than ever before with a new perspective. As we inch toward the end of the tunnel, I want to encourage the people of our state to utilize the greatest tool we have in defeating the virus - the vaccine. It's free, accessible, and effective."
Today's data is summarized briefly below:
  • Test Results Reported - 159,504
  • Total Positive - 937
  • Percent Positive - 0.59%
  • 7-Day Average Percent Positive - 0.76%
  • Patient Hospitalization - 1,169 (-54)
  • Net Change Patient Hospitalization Past Week - -275
  • Patients Newly Admitted - 151
  • Number ICU - 304 (+4)
  • Number ICU with Intubation - 178 (+1)
  • Total Discharges - 181,867 (+186)
  • Deaths - 11
  • Total Deaths - 42,665
Yesterday, 11 New Yorkers died due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 42,665.