New York state is experiencing its lowest rates of Covid-19 hospitalizations, intensive care unit patients and intubations since mid-March, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a statement Sunday morning.
“Hospitalizations dropped to 472, the lowest number since March 16, and the number of patients in ICUs dropped to 110, the lowest number since March 15. Intubations dropped to 50, the lowest number since mid-March. New York state's rate of positive tests has been less than 1% for 16 straight days. No Covid-19 deaths were reported in New York City yesterday,” the statement said.
Of the 74,043 coronavirus test results reported to the state Saturday, 0.77% of them were positive.
There were five coronavirus-related deaths in the state Saturday – none of those deaths were in New York City.