By Bob Tannenhauser
The Upper West Side shows higher COVID-19 positivity rates for zip codes 10023, 10024, 10025, and 10069 than last month, according to the weekly data reported by the NYC Department of Health today. This does not take into account unreported self-tests.
Average 7-Day Positivity Rates
Zip Code 7 Days Ending 7/3 7 Days Ending 6/13
For New York City, the daily average COVID-19 positivity rate for the seven days ending July 6th was 14.1%, compared to the 7-day daily average ending June 16 of 8.06%. Total average daily cases increased to 3,628 for the seven-day period, up from the seven-day daily average of 2,856. Daily average hospitalizations increased to 71 from 19, and 7-day daily average deaths decreased to 5.
DOH current alert level had been lowered to Medium, when we last reported on June 16, however the city has discontinued its color coded alert system. The CDC alert level is Medium for NYC and Westchester County, and High for Nassau and Suffolk and counties.