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NY’s COVID positivity rate tops 1 percent for 3rd straight day


The coronavirus positivity rate in New York has topped 1 percent for the third straight day, the latest state numbers show.

The statewide rate on Friday, when measured on a seven-day average, was 1.19 percent, Gov. Cuomo said Saturday. In New York City, it stood at 1.24 percent.

Of the 82,967 test results reported to the state Friday, 1,156 — or 1.39 percent — came back positive.

The number of those hospitalized with the virus in New York remained relatively…


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