New York state’s Covid-19 average positivity rates have dropped below 4% for the first time since late November, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in a press release Saturday.
The state’s seven-day rate is currently 3.9% -- the lowest since November 29 and down 51% from a post-holiday peak in early January.
The state’s daily positivity rate is 3.46% -- the lowest since November 25, Cuomo said.
6,888 New Yorkers are currently hospitalized with Covid-19, marking the lowest number of hospitalizations since Christmas Day, state data shows.
The state reported 11 new cases of the UK variant, bringing the total to 70 variant cases across New York, Cuomo said.