The growth of COVID-19 clusters in large Orthodox Jewish communities could spread more widely if not quickly contained, Governor Cuomo warned.
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Cuomo called on the local government to target the clusters.
“A cluster today can be a community spread tomorrow,” Cuomo said.
Without the hotspot zip codes, the state would be 0.98% positivity, but including the hotspot zip codes, the state has a 1.2% positivity.
20 zip codes account for 26% of all cases in the state, although they only represent 6% of the population.
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