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lowest single-day COVID-19 positivity rate in New York

New York – Statewide COVID positivity rate below 1.0% says the NY State Department of Health.
Yesterday the single-day positivity rate dropped to 0.80 percent says Governor Andrew Cuomo , and that is the lowest rate seen since September 4, 2020.
“We are working night and day to stop COVID-19 in its tracks, and the key is getting as many New Yorkers vaccinated as possible—as quickly as possible,” Governor Cuomo said. “The numbers are trending in the right direction, and we’ve taken action to reopen the state’s economy and relax restrictions, particularly for vaccinated people. We’re going to reach the end at the light of the tunnel and defeat this virus, and the faster we can get New Yorkers vaccinated, the faster that dream will become a reality.”
Till of Friday, about 1,400 people in the state tested positive for the virus. The number of people hospitalized statewide is  1,365. The number of new COVID related deaths in New York State is 24.

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