NYC Sees Drop in Virus Admissions, Percentage of Positive Tests

(Bloomberg) -- New York City reported a decline in the number of people admitted to hospitals for the new coronavirus, to 112 from 122 as of April 25.

The number of people in New York City Health + Hospitals intensive-care units also declined, to 745 from 766 as of April 25, according to figures presented by Mayor Bill de Blasio at his Tuesday virus briefing.

In another sign of progress, de Blasio reported that the citywide percentage of people who tested positive for Covid-19 is 27%, down from 29%. Testing positivity was slightly higher at the public health lab, up to 56% from 55%.

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