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Mohawk Valley COVID positivity rate down from last week, still highest in the state

The Mohawk Valley continues to have the highest coronavirus positivity rate in the state, sitting at 9.24% as of Tuesday, Jan. 12.

Posted: Jan 13, 2021 3:01 PM
Updated: Jan 13, 2021 3:11 PM

The Mohawk Valley continues to have the highest coronavirus positivity rate in the state, sitting at 9.24% as of Tuesday.

The rate has been on the decline since this time last week, when the region was at 10.67%, but remains the highest statewide.

According data provided by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office, the statewide positivity rate is at 7.4%, down from 7.85% last Wednesday.

According to the New York State Website, these are the positivity rates by county, on a seven-day rolling average:

  • Fulton County: 12.2%
  • Herkimer County: 12.4%
  • Montgomery County: 12.8%
  • Oneida County: 8.1%
  • Otsego County: 5.9%
  • Schoharie County: 9.9%

The Mohawk Valley is the only region still over 9%. Long Island has the second-highest rate at 8.9%.

Below is a list of every region and its positivity rate as of Tuesday:

  • Capital Region: 8.67%
  • Central New York: 6.77%
  • Finger Lakes: 8.72%
  • Long Island: 8.9%
  • Mid-Hudson: 7.95%
  • Mohawk Valley: 9.24%
  • New York City: 5.92%
  • North Country: 7.62%
  • Southern Tier: 4.61%
  • Western New York: 7.26%

All regions have reported steadily declining rates since the start of the week.

To view more details on positivity rates by county or region, click here.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1212922

Reported Deaths: 40637
CountyCasesDeaths
Queens1515817782
Kings1485017994
Suffolk1225972545
Nassau1099842518
Bronx1015535243
Westchester819821774
New York727353419
Erie502271339
Richmond433221363
Monroe42774737
Rockland31061806
Orange27862642
Onondaga26544517
Oneida16110331
Dutchess15873290
Albany15520248
Niagara11534233
Broome10620248
Saratoga865376
Schenectady8183116
Ulster7337183
Rensselaer6454101
Putnam620370
Chemung5422107
Chautauqua522151
Oswego466462
Ontario452877
Steuben4444130
Cayuga419768
Sullivan371348
Wayne352750
Genesee350691
Herkimer342346
St. Lawrence332055
Cattaraugus325360
Madison298575
Jefferson294220
Cortland256352
Livingston256136
Tompkins252822
Columbia229966
Allegany228675
Tioga212454
Montgomery206971
Wyoming198741
Clinton197713
Fulton193247
Greene192951
Warren192836
Orleans185167
Chenango165438
Otsego155921
Lewis138822
Washington138121
Seneca114445
Franklin10409
Delaware96516
Essex92916
Schoharie8515
Yates75816
Schuyler68410
Hamilton1431
Unassigned37108
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