Suffolk Infection Rate at 1.4 Percent

New York State has distributed 6 million bottles of NYS Clean hand sanitizer, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Saturday. State-produced sanitizer has been provided at no charge to healthcare facilities, government agencies, food banks, schools, colleges, public housing, public transportation, prisons, first responders, frontline workers, and houses of worship, among others.

Cuomo also said that a record-high number of test results—102,925—were reported to New York State Friday, with the state infection rate of 0.82 percent marking the 36th straight day  been below 1 percent. No deaths were reported in New York City Friday.  Suffolk’s infection rate was at 1.4 percent, second to the western New York rate of 1.5 percent.

Of the 102,925 test results reported to New York State Friday, 849, or 0.82 percent, were positive.

Regional reports: 

REGION

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Capital Region

1.4%

1.2%

1.0%

Central New York

1.0%

1.3%

0.7%

Finger Lakes

1.0%

1.1%

0.9%

Long Island

1.0%

1.3%

1.4%

Mid-Hudson

1.1%

1.2%

0.9%

Mohawk Valley

0.4%

1.0%

0.8%

New York City

1.0%

0.7%

0.7%

North Country

0.2%

0.2%

0.1%

Southern Tier

0.4%

0.7%

0.4%

Western New York

1.2%

1.5%

1.5%

 

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