Governor Cuomo's COVID-19 Update: New York Has the Nation's Lowest Rate of Transmission

Posted to Applied Web NY on Fri, 06/12/2020 - 19:29

Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo gave an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Rate of Transmission (Rt) website, New York State has the nation's lowest Rt, at .77. An Rt of 1 or more means COVID-19 will spread quickly. Out of the 72,395 tests conducted in New York State yesterday, 822, or 1.1 percent, were positive.