New York sees lowest COVID positivity rate since November

Governor Cuomo announced on Sunday New York has just registered its lowest COVID positivity rate since November 7th. The positivity rate now stands at 2.35%.

Posted: Apr 18, 2021 5:09 PM
Updated: Apr 18, 2021 5:37 PM

NEW YORK ---- Governor Cuomo announced on Sunday New York has just registered its lowest COVID positivity rate since November 7th. The positivity rate now stands at 2.35%.

"It's going to take everyone working together, as individuals and in communities, to protect each other and defeat this virus once and for all. Until we get to that point, we must stay vigilant and continue with the behaviors we know slow the spread - washing your hands, staying socially distanced and wearing a mask," said Governor Cuomo.

The Governor added the variants of the virus still remain a concern statewide.

Rates by Region: (Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

Capital Region 2.39% 2.35% 2.31%
Central New York 1.43% 1.59% 1.56%
Finger Lakes 3.09% 3.22% 3.13%
Long Island 3.46% 3.38% 3.21%
Mid-Hudson 3.62% 3.54% 3.37%
Mohawk Valley 2.00% 1.97% 1.92%
New York City 3.27% 3.21% 3.12%
North Country 1.68% 1.64% 1.59%
Southern Tier 0.81% 0.85% 0.85%
Western New York 4.93% 5.25% 4.97%
Statewide 3.04% 3.03% 2.92%

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2066989

Reported Deaths: 52611
CountyCasesDeaths
Kings27515910235
Queens2723029785
Suffolk1983523365
Nassau1813753158
Bronx1801106498
New York1359564416
Westchester1283032262
Erie872971765
Richmond734501794
Monroe651661057
Orange47547810
Rockland46511952
Onondaga37558668
Dutchess28937442
Albany24270348
Oneida22021503
Niagara19398349
Broome18127355
Saratoga14924165
Ulster13638250
Schenectady12835195
Rensselaer11002140
Putnam1048891
Chautauqua8703140
Chemung7435134
Oswego732390
Ontario723492
Steuben6639143
Sullivan647272
St. Lawrence641596
Cayuga611292
Jefferson576766
Wayne554667
Cattaraugus546586
Genesee5286121
Herkimer5054107
Clinton475133
Madison441488
Fulton428190
Livingston425658
Tompkins419350
Montgomery4146121
Columbia3944101
Cortland367960
Tioga361861
Warren352957
Wyoming344951
Allegany335384
Chenango335376
Otsego335347
Greene329775
Washington302755
Orleans299283
Lewis260734
Franklin250312
Delaware229037
Seneca196256
Schoharie163216
Essex156326
Yates115626
Schuyler102614
Hamilton3042
Unassigned13458
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