COVID positivity rate in LI declines slightly
Long Island is making steady progress in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic.
The seven-day positivity rate fell again Tuesday and is now at 24.3%. That's down from 25.14% Monday.
There were 7,949 new coronavirus cases reported across Long Island.
Twenty-five Long Islanders died of COVID-19, including eight in Nassau and 17 in Suffolk.
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