Statewide coronavirus cases remained stable and low, with 116 new cases reported Saturday on Long Island.
The statewide positive testing remained at 0.93% out of 75,000 tests, with five new deaths that occurred Friday, according to state data.
The state had 703 new cases, bringing New York’s total number to 420,345. The state’s total death toll is now at 25,195.
Long Island did not report any deaths while Nassau County tested 48 people positive and Suffolk County tested 68 people positive. Long Island’s positive testing rate remained at 0.9%.
“Despite increasing infection rates across the country and in our region, we continue to see our numbers hold at low levels, all thanks to the hard work of New Yorkers to change their behavior and our data-driven, phased reopening,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said in a statement. “While our numbers remain low and steady, this is not the time to get complacent — we must focus on protecting our hard-won progress now.”…