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Gov. Cuomo: 1.02 percent of yesterday’s COVID tests positive


NEW YORK (WBNG) -- Governor Andrew Cuomo announced 886 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the state yesterday.

These new cases have brought the statewide total of positive cases to 455,626, and the positivity rate to just above one percent.

"COVID-19 remains a force to be reckoned with throughout the country and around the globe, and we cannot drop our guard," the Governor said.

Cuomo also said 14 additional coronavirus related hospitalizations were recorded in NY state, bringing the number of current hospitalizations to 541.

He said there were 6 deaths in the state yesterday.

Abigail Lane

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