(WIVB) – New York State has reached a new low for COVID-19 hospitalizations, ICU patients, and intubations.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday that coronavirus hospitalizations have dropped to 472 across the state- a new low since March 16.
ICU patients with COVID-19 are down to 110, a new low since March 15, and intubations are down to 50- a new low for the state since mid-March.
There were five COVID-19 deaths in New York State on Saturday.
Saturday was also the 16th straight day with a positivity rate below one percent- 0.77 percent of Saturday’s tests were positive.
However, the Western New York region has had the highest percentage of positive COVID-19 tests in the state for three straight days.
On Saturday, 1.8 percent of COVID-19 tests in the WNY region were positive.
|Central New York||0.8%||0.5%||0.2%|
|New York City||0.7%||0.7%||0.8%|
|Western New York||1.6%||1.4%||1.8%|
There were 572 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed across the state on Saturday. Here’s a breakdown by county:
|County||Total Positive||New Positive|
Yesterday, there were 5 deaths due to COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 25,288. A geographic breakdown is as follows, by county of residence:
|Deaths by County of Residence|