NY state reports 7 new COVID-19 deaths, 0.95% infection rate: Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during a COVID-19 briefing on July 6, 2020 in New York City.
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York state's COVID-19 infection rate dropped back below 1 percent on Thursday, a day after it ticked above 1 percent for the second time this month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.

Of the 94,818 COVID-19 test results that came back on Thursday, 908, or 0.95 percent, were positive, Cuomo said in a release Friday morning.

New York City reported 371 new cases; Westchester County reported 53 new cases; Rockland County reported 47 new cases; Suffolk County reported 52 new cases; and Nassau County reported 71 new cases.