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School COVID response database

Date Schools currently closed Classes currently closed New Classes Closed on this date
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
9/24 1 644 92
9/25 - - -
9/26 1 490 65

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
9/19 2.0%
9/20 1.9%
9/21 1.9%
9/22 1.8%
9/23 1.8%
9/24 1.7%
9/25 1.7%

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.