Daily positive coronavirus test percentage at 0.88% for New York State

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ALBANY, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — On Friday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo released the daily coronavirus numbers for the state.

On Thursday, 89,727 tests were performed across the state and 790 of those tests came back positive, for an infection rate of 0.88%. Unfortunately, ten lives were lost to COVID-19 on Thursday.

A summary of the numbers is below:

  • Patient Hospitalization – 478 (-8)
  • Patients Newly Admitted – 81
  • Hospital Counties – 32
  • Number ICU – 141 (+6)
  • Number ICU with Intubation – 62 (-6)
  • Total Discharges – 76,036 (+74)
  • Deaths – 10
  • Total Deaths – 25,423

The three-day positive test percentage by region is below:

REGIONTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAY
Capital Region0.7%1.0%0.5%
Central New York1.1%1.2%1.6%
Finger Lakes0.5%0.6%0.4%
Long Island1.3%1.1%0.9%
Mid-Hudson1.4%1.4%1.4%
Mohawk Valley0.3%0.6%0.4%
New York City0.8%1.0%0.9%
North Country0.3%0.2%0.4%
Southern Tier0.2%0.4%0.4%
Western New York1.1%1.5%1.2%

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