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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
08/08 7.9%
08/08 7.3%
08/09 8.0%
08/10 7.6%
08/11 7.1%
08/12 6.5%
08/13 6.4%

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.