Cuomo touts new coronavirus milestone as New York reports record low infection rate

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York reported a record low coronavirus infection rate Friday, capping three weeks in which the important indicator remained below 1%.Of the 97,826 test results received by the state a day earlier, only 636 were positive for a 0.65% infection rate, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced.“Fighting COVID-19 requires enormous bravery and discipline from New Yorkers and I thank them for today’s new record-low infection rate,” the governor said in a statement. “This is evidence that what each of us does to slow the spread — wearing masks, socially distancing and washing hands — makes a real ...


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