Governor Cuomo Updates New Yorkers on State's Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic
0.99 of Yesterday's COVID-19 Tests were Positive; 37th Straight Day with Infection Rate Below 1 Percent
6 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday
SLA and State Police Task Force Visits 1,543 Establishments; Observes 10 Establishments Not in Compliance
Confirms 725 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State - Bringing Statewide Total to 444,365; New Cases in 42 Counties
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state's progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Yesterday's infection rate of 0.99 percent marked the 37th straight day that the rate has remained below one percent. The number of new cases, percentage of tests that were positive and many other helpful data points are always available at forward.ny.gov.
"Our numbers continue to reflect the work of New Yorkers, who ultimately flattened the curve," Governor Cuomo said. "For 37 days, our infection rate has remained below one percent, which is incredible when you think back to where we were in the spring. As we head into the fall and flu season ahead, we need everyone to continue to wear masks, socially distance and wash their hands, and above all, stay New York tough."
Yesterday, the State Liquor Authority and State Police Task Force visited 1,543 establishments in New York City and Long Island and observed 10 establishments that were not in compliance with state requirements. A county breakdown of yesterday's observed violations is below: