By Bob Tannenhauser
The Upper West Side shows higher COVID-19 positivity rates for zip codes 10023, 10024, and 10069, and slightly lower for zip code 10025, compared to the week ending July 23rd. The Omicron BA. 5 & BA.2.12.1 accounted for most of the cases, according to the weekly data reported by the New York City 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 7/23/22||7 days Ending 7/30|
For New York City, the daily average COVID-19 positivity rate for the seven days ending August 2nd was 13.5%, compared to the 7-day daily average ending July 26 of 14.1%. Total average daily cases decreased to 3,645 for the seven-day period, up from the seven-day daily average of 4,023 ending July 26. Daily average hospitalizations decreased to 82 from 111, and 7-day daily average deaths remained at 9.
The CDC alert level is High for NYC, Westchester County, Nassau County and Suffolk County .