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School COVID response database

Date Schools currently closed Classes currently closed New Classes Closed on this date
9/17 0 258 80
9/18 1 372 118
9/19 1 441 77
9/20 1 533 120
9/21 1 612 82
9/22 1 694 78
9/23 1 664 70

The data above does not include charter school, pre-K or 3K classrooms.

Citywide positivity rate

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

Date Positivity Rate
9/16 2.1%
9/17 2.1%
9/18 2.0%
9/19 2.0%
9/20 1.9%
9/21 1.9%
9/22 1.8%

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.