New York’s test positivity rate including the oversampling of hotspot areas is 1.62%, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
The positivity rate in the red zone is 6.61%, the governor said.
These numbers are from Tuesday and at least 124,789 test results were reported, the governor said.
The test positivity rate without the hotspot zones stands around 1.42%
One thing to note: These numbers were released by the state’s public health agency, and may not line up exactly in real time with CNN’s database drawn from Johns Hopkins University and the Covid Tracking Project.