NEW YORK — Over 4,600 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in New York City in the past 24 hours, and there were 261 new hospitalizations.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday released the latest coronavirus numbers for the city and the state.
Per the mayor's office, here in the city, the seven-day average positivity rate is 8.57%.
Here’s a look at Saturday’s #COVID19 indicators:— Mayor Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) January 30, 2021
• 261 new patients
• 4,646 new cases
• 8.57% positivity rate (7-day avg.)
Don’t let up this weekend. Practice social distancing. Wear a mask. If you feel sick, stay home.
Cuomo reports the statewide positivity rate is 4.75%, up from 4.65% the day before.
Statewide, 8,176 people are hospitalized across the state, with 1,551 patients in ICUs and 1,017 intubations. On Friday, 140 people in the state died of COVID-19.
Additionally, the governor said 91% of first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine allocated to New York state have been administered as of 11 a.m. Saturday.
More than 1.3 million first doses have been administered in the state overall, along with more than 282,000 second doses.
Vaccination Update:— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) January 30, 2021
91% of first doses allocated to NYS healthcare distribution sites have been administered as of 11am today.
-1,471,145 first doses received
-1,343,729 first doses administered
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