ALBANY, N.Y. – Gov. Andrew Cuomo says all New Yorkers should continue to be diligent in following safety measures, as the number of cases increases statewide.
The positivity rate for the state overall is 2.8%.
"COVID-19 is spreading in New York, and the increased number of cases is taking place throughout the state. This is not an Upstate or downstate issue—all New Yorkers, regardless of where they live, have cause for concern," Governor Cuomo said. "We are continuing to use a comprehensive micro-cluster strategy and increase our testing capacity to new heights. However, our success also depends on the vigilance and smart behavior of New Yorkers. Wash your hands, stay socially distanced and wear a mask. Local governments, do the enforcement. We're going to get through this pandemic, but only if we do it together and stay New York Tough."
Below is a breakdown of positivity rates by region over the past three days.
The positive testing rate in all focus areas under the state's micro-cluster strategy is 4.19%, with 927 of 22,117 people testing positive on Sunday.
There were 2,563 positive tests out of 102,448 across the rest of the state outside of micro-clusters.
The current focus areas include all or parts of:
- New York City
- Broome County
- Chemung County
- Erie County
- Monroe County
- Onondaga County
- Orange County
- Rockland County
- Tioga County
- Westchester County