Governor Andrew M Cuomo today briefed New Yorkers on the state’s progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, nationwide, the positivity rate was 536% as of Friday, with just over 10000 positive tests reported. Unfortunately, there were 122 deaths in New York state on Christmas Day

The average 7-day percentage of positive test results reported for the past three days in Southern Tiers is currently 294%, which is the lowest in the state. Currently, 45% of hospital beds in the area are available There are currently 153 COVID patients being treated in hospitals in the area, with ICU beds currently occupied by 75 of the 125 beds, meaning approximately 38% of the remaining beds are available

“We will ultimately be victorious in the fight against COVID-19, but New Yorkers have a long way to go. The holiday season is a time to celebrate and reflect, but it has the potential for wider spread if we keep our watch letting go It’s important that New Yorkers celebrate wisely this holiday season, wash their hands, wear masks, and social distance, “said Governor Cuomo.” New York State is testing more people and making sure hospitals have enough capacity We’re vaccinating New Yorkers ASAP, but it’s a long-term effort to get the levels of immunity we need New Yorkers raised the state’s infection rate from the highest to one of the lowest, and they should be commended for it now continue the good work “

Andrew Cuomo

World News – USA – Governor Cuomo briefs New Yorkers on the state’s COVID-19 progress