The number of New Yorkers hospitalized with COVID-19 continues to drop, hitting the lowest level since Dec. 12.
The hospitalizations dropped to 5,445 Friday, Gov. Cuomo said Saturday.
The state’s seven-day average positivity rate dropped to 3.18 percent, the lowest since Nov. 26. The daily positivity rate Friday was 2.85 percent, a slight tick up from the previous day.
New York City’s seven-day positivity rate stood at 4.08 percent Friday.
There were 85 deaths statewide from the coronavirus Friday including 54 among residents of the five boroughs.