Governor Andrew Cuomo is releasing New York’s latest coronavirus numbers.

He says the state’s positive COVID-19 infection rate is 2.7 percent, down from 3.4 percent on Wednesday.

Cuomo says Western New York has been and continues to be a problem, with a positivity rate near five-percent.

More than 2,000 New Yorkers are hospitalized and there were 31 COVID fatalities statewide yesterday.

The governor also says COVID-19 “yellow zones” will be expanding in Westchester, Rockland and Orange Counties.


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