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.