NY state reports 5 new COVID-19 deaths, 0.94% infection rate: Cuomo

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo arrives for a news conference on September 08, 2020 in New York City.
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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York state reported five new COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday as its infection rate stayed below 1 percent, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. 

One of the five people who passed away died in the Bronx; two died in Brooklyn; one died in Manhattan and one died in Westchester County, bringing the state’s death toll to 25,437, Cuomo said in a release.