There was a slight uptick within the charge of optimistic assessments for COVID-19 in Brooklyn and Queens scorching spots — in addition to total statewide — Saturday, in line with the newest New York figures.

Brooklyn’s “pink zone,” together with Midwood — and the worst space within the metropolis when it comes to the coronavirus —  recorded a positive-test charge of 4.45 % Saturday, in comparison with 4.23 % Friday.

The most recent charge within the borough’s “yellow zone’’ surrounding the pink zone was 2.14 %, versus 2.07 % the day earlier than.

In Queens, its yellow-zone charge in Forest Hills and Kew Backyard Hills was 2.93 % in comparison with 2.40 % Friday, whereas one other yellow zone in Far Rockaway was 2.55 % Saturday versus 1.68 % Friday, the state stated.

In the meantime, the state’s complete positive-test charge was 1.35 % Saturday, whereas it was 1.31 % Friday.

These figures had been holding consistent with latest days, though barely larger than the averages for the previous two weeks, which they had been 1.18 and 1.16 respectively.

With out the hazard zones, the state’s total proportion was 1.06, much like previous latest and weekly tallies.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in a convention name with reporters Sunday, referred to as the newest figures “nice information.

“We get the numbers down, then we will open up the areas. It’s simply math,’’ he stated, referring to the state’s latest shutdown of many companies and in-person college studying in a few of the scorching zones.


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