COVID-19 positivity rate at lowest level since Nov. 7
New York’s COVID-19 positivity rate has dropped to 2.35%, Governor Cuomo announced Sunday. That is the lowest it’s been since November 7.
Also according to the governor, the state’s seven-day average positivity rate, 2.92%, has fallen below 3.00% for the first time since November 24.
Across the state, the 3,754 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 is the lowest total since November 29. 849 people are in an ICU, the lowest total since December 4. The 520 people in the ICU with intubation is also the fewest total since November 22, according to Cuomo.
On the vaccine front, Cuomo announced that 175,311 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered across the state in the last 24 hours.
More than 1.4 million doses of the vaccine have been given over the past week.
The governor says the week 18 allocation of 1,538,650 first and second vaccine doses is expected to finish arriving on Sunday.