On Friday, 3,77 hospitals were admitted across the state, compared to 10,108, Cuomo said. There were also 42 deaths out of 39 on Thursday, he said.
Cuomo said the state had further increased its up-to-seven-day average from 9.78% to 9.98% as a result of positive results. West New York has the highest positivity rate in the state at 6.53%, according to state statistics.
“We are entering a challenging period of continuous COVID-19 spread across the state,” the Democratic governor said in a statement. “It’s up to you, your neighborhood and your community to slow down the spread.”
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