New Low for COVID-19 Infection Rate in New York State
Governor Cuomo announced today that the infection rate for Coronavirus had reached a new low of 0.65 Percent.
He also stated that 8 million tests have been administered thus far and there has been a sub-1 Percent for three weeks now.
“Fighting COVID-19 requires enormous bravery and discipline from New Yorkers and I thank them for today’s new record-low infection rate. This is evidence that what each of us does to slow the spread—wearing masks, socially distancing and washing hands—makes a real difference,” Governor Cuomo said. “We’re continuing to expand our ability to test and contact trace as we pursue a phased, data-driven reopening, and that’s why we’ve reached 8 million tests conducted in the state. Yesterday’s data also shows that we aren’t necessarily finding more positives with more testing, which is a good new development. We aren’t out of the woods yet, so keep it up, be safe and stay New York Tough.”