Leaders in states across the country are sounding the alarm about rising Covid-19 cases that experts say could foreshadow a coming surge.
In New York, several Covid-19 clusters have created 20 “hotspot” zip codes — many in New York City — that have an average test-positivity rate of about 5.5% — nearly seven times higher than the rest of the state (0.82%), the governor said.
The clusters are a “stark reminder” that New Yorkers need to stay vigilant, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday.
“Wear a mask, socially distance, follow the public health guidance — because this thing is not over,” Cuomo said in a statement.
Leading health officials including Dr. Anthony Fauci, the