New York state reported 9,702 new cases of Covid-19, according to a tweet from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The total test positivity rate is 4.71% and as of Dec. 5, 4,442 people are currently hospitalized for the virus.
“Sadly, there were 56 Covid-19 fatalities yesterday,” the tweet said.
To note: These numbers released by the New York Department of Health may not line up exactly in real time with CNN’s database drawn from Johns Hopkins University and the Covid Tracking Project.