The number of COVID-19 admissions in New York has dropped to 3,883, the lowest since December 19, That’s what Gov. Kathy Hochul said Saturday.
Hospital admissions have fallen 69 percent since the Omicron-driven peak of 12,671 on Jan. 11, which has fallen 30 percent in the last week alone, Hochul said.
State positivity fell to 2.5 percent Friday with 4,232 test results coming back positive for COVID-19. The positivity rate in New York City on Friday – measured on a seven-day average – was 2.21 percent, which was lowest in the state.
Sixty New Yorkers died of the virus Friday, including 25 who were residents of the Big Apple.