New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city is reporting a rate 0.94% positivity in testing of Covid-19 – down from over 3% the day before – as he detailed the “intense efforts” and a “huge amount of focus” on neighborhoods of concern.
The 7-day rolling average is 1.46%, he said.
In six of the target neighborhoods, the rate of percent positivity is continuing to go up, the mayor said.
The percent positivity’s in those nine key zip codes range from more than 6% to more than 3%.
The city is also monitoring four other zip codes with percent positivity’s under but close to 3%.