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Citywide positivity rate

New York City has recorded the following positivity rate over seven days according to the state measure:

Date Positivity Rate
05/18 1.6%
05/19 1.8%
05/20 1.9%
05/21 2.0%
05/22 2.1%
05/23 2.6%
05/24 2.5%

The state calculates its positivity rate using these criteria:

  • Positive test is counted on the day the test result is received
  • Antigen and PCR tests are both counted
  • All negative tests by the same person are counted when a person tests negative multiple times in a seven-day period
  • Positive test is counted only once if the person tests positive multiple times in a seven-day period

New York State posts positivity rates on its dashboard. Select New York City for region to see the most recent seven-day average.