Governor Cuomo Announces 38th Straight Day With COVID-19 Infection Rate Below 1 Percent
0.92 Percent of Yesterday's COVID-19 Tests were Positive
4 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday
SLA and State Police Task Force Visits 1,018 Establishments; Observes 8 Establishments Not in Compliance
Confirms 583 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State - Bringing Statewide Total to 444,948; New Cases in 35 Counties
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State's COVID-19 infection rate has been below 1 percent for 38 straight days. Yesterday, 0.92 of test results reported to New York State were positive. The number of new cases, percentage of tests that were positive and many other helpful data points are always available atforward.ny.gov.
"New York's government sets the tone for the state's response to COVID-19, but New Yorkers drive it home. We can defeat this virus and create a better future, but we need New Yorkers to wear masks, socially distance and wash their hands as local governments enforce state guidance," Governor Cuomo said. "There's no doubt that we've made progress, but this is not over yet. By staying New York Tough, we'll get through this together."
Yesterday, the State Liquor Authority and State Police Task Force visited 1,018 establishments in New York City and Long Island and observed 8 establishments that were not in compliance with state requirements. A county breakdown of yesterday's observed violations is below: