Governor Cuomo Updates New Yorkers on State’s Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic

“As our metrics demonstrate, New York State is not immune from the wave of COVID outbreaks currently sweeping across the nation and the increase in …

New York State will continue its effective micro-cluster approach, enacting targeted restrictions and focused testing in areas of the state where the metrics show sustained high levels of viral spread.

The Governor noted that the positive testing rate in all focus areas under the state’s Micro-Cluster strategy is 2.63 percent, and outside the focus zone areas is 1.71 percent. Within the focus areas, 14,332 test results were reported yesterday, yielding 378 positives. In the remainder of the state, not counting these focus areas, 113,537 test results were reported, yielding 1,943 positives. Full results for tests reported yesterday, the day prior, the current 7-day rolling average, and last two weeks is below: