New York’s COVID-19 positivity rate ticked up slightly

New York’s COVID-19 positivity rate ticked up marginally Friday, the most recent numbers show.

There were 8,201 positive test outcomes revealed Friday, or 3.15 percent of the complete taken, up from 3.01 percent the other day, Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared.

The statewide positivity rate, estimated on a seven-day normal, was 3.41 percent Friday, up from 3.37 percent the earlier day.

The seven-day positivity rate in New York City Friday was 4.26 percent, an expansion from the earlier day’s number of 4.18 percent.

There were 4,578 New Yorkers hospitalized with the bug Friday, a reduction of 25 from the earlier day.

An aggregate of 76 individuals passed on from COVID-19 across the state Friday remembering 44 for the Big Apple.