7 Million COVID-19 tests have been conducted in New York State

7 Million COVID-19 tests have been conducted in New York State
COVID-19 (Source: MGN Online)

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - Governor Cuomo calls it a remarkable accomplishment: 7 million COVID-19 tests have been conducted to date in New York State.

That’s according to the Governor’s office.

The state also reports that, for more than a week, New York’s positivity rate has stayed below 1%.

That means that less than 1% of people tested have been confirmed positive for the coronavirus.

However, 6 more people have died from COVID-19 in New York in the last 24 hours and the statewide total of coronavirus cases increased by 607.

The state’s total number of confirmed cases sits at 425,508.

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