A record 134,267 test results were reported on Friday, Oct.2 to New York State.
In the top 20 "hotspot" ZIP codes in areas that have seen recent outbreaks - Rockland and Orange counties as well as Brooklyn and Queens - 8,676 tests were conducted, yielding 450 positives or a 5.2 percent positivity rate.
In the remainder of the state, 125,591 tests were conducted yielding 1,281 positives or a 1.01 percent positivity rate.
In the Hudson Valley, the positive percentages the last three days are as follows:
- Wednesday, Sept. 30: 2.8 percent
- Thursday, Oct. 1: 2.6 percent
- Friday, Oct. 2: 2.3 percent
Here's a rundown of the number of new cases in each of the Hudson Valley's seven counties.
- Rockland, 124
- Orange County, 87
- Westchester, 85
- Ulster, 10
- Putnam, 9
- Dutchess, 4
- Sullivan, 4
There were six deaths due to COVID-19 in New York State on Saturday, with one in the Hudson Valley (in Dutchess County).
Here is overall state data for Friday:
- Patient Hospitalization - 647 (-1)
- Patients Newly Admitted - 99
- Hospital Counties - 36
- Number ICU - 149 (+3)
- Number ICU with Intubation - 70 (+5)
- Total Discharges - 77,004 (+88)
- Deaths - 6
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