Gov. Cuomo: 637 people hospitalized for COVID-19 throughout state, statewide infection rate is 1 percent

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(WIVB) – New York continues trending in the right direction in its coronavirus recovery.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday that 637 people remain in hospitals across the state.

In Western New York, there are 32 people hospitalized for COVID-19, and 11 are in the ICU.

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said that 17 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Saturday for a daily positivity rate of 0.9 percent.

Right now, New York’s statewide infection rate is one percent.

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