The discovery of seven new Omicron cases put the latest Omicron cases in New York City to 30.
The latest data released by the NYC health department also showed that Big Apple’s COVID-19 positivity rate remained below 3 percent Saturday.
Governor Kathy Hochul said a team of 16 nurses from Northwell Health was dispatched upstate Saturday to help out at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo and the University of Rochester’s Strong Memorial Hospital.
Hochul added there are 59 COVID-19 deaths across the state Friday, with nine in New York City.
Moreover, it was learned that the positivity rate in Western New York was 9.88 percent Friday.