Mayor de Bill Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo updated New Yorkers on the latest COVID-19 metrics across the city and state Sunday.
Governor Cuomo reports, of the more than 246,000 tests reported Saturday, more than 15,000 were positive.
Today's update on the numbers:— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) January 10, 2021
Total COVID hospitalizations are at 8,484.
Of the 246,836 tests reported yesterday, 15,355 were positive (6.22% of total).
Sadly, there were 151 fatalities. pic.twitter.com/ahqtw2dpJq
That puts the state's positivity rate is 6.22%.
There are more than 8,000 total COVID-19 hospitalizations across the state and 151 New Yorkers died Saturday from COVID-19, according to the governor.
Mayor de Blasio says the city recorded more than 3,000 new COVID-19 cases Saturday.
The city's positivity rate is 8.77%. There were 251 new hospitalizations Saturday, according to the mayor.
The mayor is urging every New Yorker who is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine to make an appointment to get vaccinated at NYC.gov/covidvaccine.