Cuomo: 50% of New Yorkers are partially vaccinated against COVID-19

Updated: May. 15, 2021 at 3:39 PM EDT
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WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - Governor Cuomo had promising news Saturday regarding the fight against COVID-19 in the state.

He says 50% of all New Yorkers now have at least one vaccine dose.

He says 41% of New Yorkers have their complete vaccination series.

He also said that the state has seen 40 consecutive days of the infection rate declining. The statewide rate is now 1.18%.

As of Friday, however, the state reports the North Country to have the second highest infection rate in the state at 2.09%. The Finger Lakes region has the highest infection rate at 2.77%.

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