COVID-19 rates have remained under 10 percent positivity in New York

Coronavirus rates have stayed under 10% positivity for two straight days, Gov. Hochul said.

“We are underneath 10% positivity rate for the second day straight. This is extraordinary advancement,” she said Saturday.

Of Friday’s 299,580 swabs, 27,643 returned positive – a positivity rate of 9.2 percent.

The seven-day case rate additionally declined in each area in the state through the week’s end.

New York City’s positivity rate was likewise under 10%, getting started at 9.60%, the governor said.

Friday’s statewide demise count was 179, bringing the absolute through that date to 51,716, according to the date.