NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There are new indicators of hope in New York’s battle in opposition to the Omicron variant surge.
Gov. Kathy Hochul says COVID circumstances are on the decline, with lower than 8% of exams constructive Saturday.
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The state reported simply over 19,000 new circumstances — down greater than 50% in comparison with the earlier seven days. Hospitalizations are additionally down 25%.
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“You’re seeing circumstances come down very quickly within the East Coast, the states that have been the early outbreak states — Florida, the mid-Atlantic, New York Metropolis, Chicago, Los Angeles,” stated Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner and Pfizer board member. “This virus is spreading to the Midwest. You’re seeing circumstances decide up in states like Montana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Wyoming, Idaho. So it’s not carried out but.”
New Jersey and Connecticut are additionally seeing a drop in positivity charges.
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