Governor Cuomo Announces Results of State's Antibody Testing Survey at Churches in Lower-Income NYC Communities of Color Show 27 Percent of Individuals Tested Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies

Posted to Applied Web NY on Wed, 05/20/2020 - 16:11

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the results of the state's antibody testing survey at churches in lower-income New York City communities and communities of color show 27 percent of individuals tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, compared with 19.9 percent of New York City's overall population. The data was collected from approximately 8,000 individuals and shows high positive rates and continued high community spread in these low-income communities.