By Bob Tannenhauser
The Upper West Side shows higher COVID-19 positivity rates for zip codes 10023 and 10024, and lower rates for 10025 and 10069 compared to last week, with the Omicron BA.5 and BA.2.12.1 variants accounting for most of the cases, according to the weekly data reported by the NYC Department of Health on Wednesday. This does not take into account unreported self-tests.
Average 7-Day COVID Positivity Rates
|Zip Code||7 days ending 7/3/22||7 days Ending 7/9/22|
For New York City, the daily average COVID-19 positivity rate for the seven days ending July 11th was 15.2%, compared to the 7-day daily average ending July 6 of 14.1%. Total average daily cases increased to 3,988 for the seven-day period, up from the seven-day daily average of 3,268. Daily average hospitalizations increased to 94 from 71, and 7-day daily average deaths increased to 6.
The CDC alert level is High for NYC and Westchester County, High for Nassau County and Medium for Suffolk County .