Statewide Hospitalizations Drop to Lowest Point Since March 16, Daily Infection Rate Below 1% for Thirty Days

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State’s COVID-19 hospitalizations have dropped to 410—a new low since March 16. The state’s COVID-19 infection rate has been less than 1 percent for 30 straight days. The number of new cases, percentage of tests that were positive and many other data points are available at forward.ny.gov.

Of the 85,630 test results reported to New York State yesterday (Sept. 5th), 729, or 0.85 percent, were positive. Each region’s percentage of positive test results reported over the last three days is as follows:

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