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School COVID response database

Date Schools Currently Closed Classes Currently Closed New Classes Closed on this date
Week of April 12 to April 16
4/12 0 0 188
4/13 0 999 133
4/14 0 1,155 145
4/15 0 1,310 137
4/16 0 1,353 136
Week of April 19 to April 23
4/19 0 982 167
4/20 0 857 129
4/21 0 954 81
4/22 0 1095 120

Citywide positivity rate

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

Date Positivity Rate
Apr. 14 3.3%
Apr. 15 3.3%
Apr. 16 3.2%
Apr. 17 3.1%
Apr. 18 3.1%
Apr. 19 3.0%
Apr. 20 2.9%

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.