New York Hotspots Hit 6.5% Positivity, Alarming Officials and Fueling New Tensions on Schools

UPDATE: ‘Significant Problem’ – Cuomo Threatens to Fine Local Governments Over Hotspots as Numbers Rise, NYC Reports Highest New Cases in Month-Plus Twenty-one ZIP codes considered to be “areas of concern” in New York state given alarming increases in COVID cases now are averaging a 6.5 percent positivity rate, a full percentage point increase overnight, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday….