John Hopkins Reports NYS Has Second Lowest COVID Positivity Rate Over 7-Day Period

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that, per Johns Hopkins University’s Coronavirus Resource Center, New York State has the second-lowest COVID-19 positivity rate of any state in the country. Full rankings are below.

Johns Hopkins University State Positivity Chart
10/28/2020
RANKSTATEPOSITIVITY
1Mississippi100%*
2South Dakota43.44%
3Idaho34.81%
4Wyoming31.61%
5Wisconsin27.96%
6Iowa26.36%
7Alabama25.17%
8Nebraska21.78%
9Kansas20.73%
10Nevada18.91%
11Utah18.17%
12Montana14.47%
13Pennsylvania12.07%
14North Dakota10.90%
15Arkansas10.11%
16Tennessee9.61%
17Arizona9.29%
18Texas9.29%
19Missouri9.23%
20Oklahoma9.09%
21Kentucky8.83%
22New Mexico8.30%
23Indiana7.84%
24Alaska7.66%
25Georgia7.44%
26Delaware7.44%
27North Carolina6.91%
28Minnesota6.86%
29Colorado6.60%
30Illinois6.57%
31Oregon6.41%
32Virginia5.82%
33South Carolina5.66%
34Ohio5.64%
35Michigan5.31%
36Florida4.96%
37Louisiana4.64%
38West Virginia4.21%
39Washington3.77%
40New Jersey3.66%
41California3.21%
42Rhode Island3.03%
43Maryland2.64%
44Connecticut2.51%
45Vermont2.39%
46Hawaii2.23%
47District of Columbia1.60%
48Massachusetts1.59%
49New Hampshire1.50%
50New York1.39%
51Maine0.77%