Mohawk Valley coronavirus positivity rate drops 5% since mid-January

After several weeks with the highest coronavirus positivity rate in the state, the Mohawk Valley has seen a 5% decrease in positivity since mid-January.

Posted: Feb 4, 2021 6:12 PM
Updated: Feb 5, 2021 10:12 AM

After several weeks with the highest coronavirus positivity rate in the state, the Mohawk Valley has seen a roughly 5% decrease in positivity since mid-January.

The overall positivity rate in the region was 3.7% on Thursday, down from 9.24% on Jan. 13.

Oneida County had the lowest rate in the region Thursday at 2.5%, and Fulton County had the highest at 7.8%.

Below is the breakdown of each county’s positivity rate on a seven-day average:

  • Fulton County: 7.8%
  • Herkimer County: 5.2%
  • Montgomery County: 7%
  • Oneida County: 2.5%
  • Otsego County: 3.3%
  • Schoharie County: 3.7%

Both Long Island and the Mid-Hudson region had the highest positivity rate in the state at 5.65%, according to Thursday’s data.

Here’s how the Mohawk Valley stacked up against the rest of the state:

  • Capital Region: 4.11%
  • Central New York: 2.88%
  • Finger Lakes: 3.31%
  • Long Island: 5.65%
  • Mid-Hudson: 5.65%
  • Mohawk Valley: 3.69%
  • New York City: 5.01%
  • North Country: 5.10%
  • Southern Tier: 1.76%
  • Western New York: 4.96%

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1962225

Reported Deaths: 51204
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Queens2589849503
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Nassau1746733095
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Richmond694401737
Monroe595391030
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Oneida21214497
Niagara17712332
Broome17098348
Saratoga14122159
Ulster12755241
Schenectady12228190
Rensselaer10465135
Putnam1002391
Chautauqua8205132
Chemung7033133
Oswego685790
Ontario672091
Steuben6169141
St. Lawrence611394
Sullivan595868
Cayuga577890
Jefferson538163
Wayne511967
Cattaraugus501580
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Herkimer4856107
Clinton444132
Madison423185
Tompkins400049
Fulton396186
Livingston392658
Montgomery3802114
Columbia379399
Cortland350260
Warren331455
Tioga330458
Wyoming319851
Allegany312983
Otsego310246
Greene306674
Chenango300773
Washington279555
Orleans269783
Lewis240833
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Delaware210336
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