New York state’s COVID-19 positivity rate dropped to 1.49% on Saturday, dropping below 1.5% for the first time since October 28.
The statewide 7-day average positivity rate was at 1.84%
The 7-day average positivity rate in the Finger Lakes Region reported on Sunday stood at 2.81%. That was the second highest level in the state. Western NY (the Buffalo) had a 7-day average positivity rate of 3.38%.
The percentage of New Yorkers who have had at least one vaccine dose is 46.5%
The percentage of New Yorkers with the completed vaccine series is 34.9%
In the Finger Lakes region, the number of people who have had at least one vaccine dose is 47.5%. The number of people who have had the completed vaccine series is 37.1%. In Monroe County, the number of individuals with at least one vaccine dose is 50.3%.
In a statement released on Sunday, Cuomo said that, "Our progress in beating back this virus has allowed us to slowly reopen our state and, if more people get vaccinated and the overall metrics continue to move in the right direction, we are optimistic that we can stay on this trajectory. We cannot afford to get cocky, nor can we get lax in our vaccination efforts.”
According to numbers released by Monroe County on Sunday, there were 204 new cases of COVID-19. There were no new deaths.
The 7-day rolling average of new cases is 212 new cases per day. The 7-day rolling average positivity rate for Monroe County is 2.9%.
201 individuals are hospitalized in the Finger Lakes region. 46 are in ICU.
Here is the age breakdown of the latest Monroe County cases: