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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: 2136032

Reported Deaths: 53813
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Queens28088910015
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Nassau1858663184
Bronx1857776597
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Westchester1307522295
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Richmond766061850
Monroe695991117
Orange48768847
Rockland47307968
Onondaga39280680
Dutchess29728447
Albany24893358
Oneida22765517
Niagara20168375
Broome18744367
Saratoga15563168
Ulster14043258
Schenectady13291205
Rensselaer11333145
Putnam1068293
Chautauqua8990146
Chemung7826137
Oswego767593
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Steuben6998147
Sullivan673576
St. Lawrence671597
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Jefferson622668
Wayne581873
Cattaraugus576592
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Herkimer5235110
Clinton486833
Madison459989
Livingston455060
Fulton444993
Tompkins439152
Montgomery4276128
Columbia4109104
Cortland395564
Tioga385863
Warren373762
Wyoming361453
Allegany357687
Chenango352777
Otsego347747
Greene345279
Washington318755
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Lewis283136
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