New York’s positive-test rate for COVID-19 hit 2.35 percent Saturday — the state’s most elevated level in over five months.
There were 145,642 tests announced acted in New York for the afternoon, and out of them, 3,428 returned positive, or 2.35 percent, Gov. Andrew Cuomo tweeted.
He added that “tragically, there were 18 COVID fatalities.”
Saturday’s inspiration rate follows Friday’s 2.2 percent level and Thursday’s 2.0 percent.
The last time the state went past 2.35 percent was June 1, when its number of positive tests hit 2.5 percent.