Here are the areas of concern in the city, the positivity rate for that area, followed by the positivity rate for that area on Saturday in parentheses:
- Gravesend / Homecrest, 6,75% (6,73%)
- Intermediate wood, 5.34% (5.22%)
- Kew Gardens, 3,82% (3,53%)
- Edgemere / Far Rockaway, 3,9% (4,03%)
- Borough Park, 4,63% (4,20%)
- Bensonhurst / Mapleton, 4,41% (3,81%)
- Plage de Gerritsen / Homecrest / Sheepshead Bay, 3.91% (3.57%)
- Flatlands / median timber, 3.85% (3.40%)
While they make up just 7% of New York’s population, that’s 23% of the city’s positive tests.
In addition to those eight areas, the city has identified four more that show lower but increased positivity rates. Again, the following is the positivity rate for this area, followed by the positivity rate for that area on Saturday in parentheses.
- Rego Park, 2,34% (2,46%)
- Kew Gardens Hills / Pomonok, 2,71% (2,36%)
- Terrasse Kensington / Windsor, 2,45% (2,31%)
- Brighton Beach / Manhattan Beach / Sheepshead Bay, 2,74% (2,21%)
Additionally, the city says Williamsburg remains an area with a faster increase in cases compared to other parts of the city, even though the test’s positivity rate is less than 3% (1.78 %).
New York State’s positivity rate on Sunday was 1.02% with 866 new positive tests, up from 1,005 on Saturday, but with the positivity rate up slightly from 1% on Saturday.