COVID-19: Here’s Long Island’s latest three-day positive testing trend

With thousands of new coronavirus (COVID-19) tests being conducted daily throughout New York, the numbers on Long Island have remained relatively stable in recent days.

In New York, 61,723 COVID-19 tests were performed in the past 24 hours, with a total of 805 (1.3 percent) testing positive for the virus, giving the state an average of 1.1 percent over the past week.

According to Johns Hopkins University, New York’s seven-day average of positive cases is the lowest in the country.

On Long Island, the number of constants during the week:

  • Tuesday, June 23: 1.10 percent;
  • Wednesday, June 24: 1 percent;
  • Thursday, June 25: 1.10 percent.

There were 38 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Nassau County, with another 57 positive cases in Suffolk County.

Statewide, there are currently 951 COVID-19 patients still hospitalized, the lowest since the pandemic began in mid-March. There were 14 recently reported COVID-19 deaths, for a total of 24,814.

In the past three months, 3,681,317 New Yorkers have been tested for COVID-19, with 391,220 positives.

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