Gov. Cuomo: COVID-19 hospitalizations across the state remain low and steady

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(WIVB) – The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations, intubations, and ICUs continue to remain low and steady. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office said Saturday.

There were almost 75,000 COVID-19 tests conducted statewide on Saturday, with 0.93 percent positive.

There were five COVID-19 deaths across the state on Friday.

“Despite increasing infection rates across the country and in our region, we continue to see our numbers hold at low levels, all thanks to the hard work of New Yorkers to change their behavior and our data-driven, phased reopening,” Gov. Cuomo said. “While our numbers remain low and steady, this is not the time to get complacent — we must focus on protecting our hard-won progress now.  Remember, wear your mask, socially distance and above all, stay New York Tough.”

Here are the testing numbers for Western New York for the last three days:

Weds. Thurs. Fri.

Western New York0.9%1.7%1.7%

Here are the new cases by county in WNY:

Total New Positive

Allegany790
Cattaraugus1651
Chautauqua2534
Erie8,85059
Genesee2770
Niagara1,4943
Orleans2981
Wyoming1160

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