Monroe County sees 43 new coronavirus cases – RochesterFirst

ALBANY, N.Y. (WTEN) — Governor Cuomo updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday morning. He also detailed testing results from areas where the state is seeing upticks in cases over the past weeks.

In “Red Zone” focus areas included as part of the Governor’s Cluster Action Initiative, the positivity rate for test results reported Friday is 4.95 percent. These “Red Zone” focus areas are reportedly home to 2.8 percent of the state’s population, yet have had 18 percent of all positive cases reported this week to New York State.