Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that he expects to have updated zone restrictions by Wednesday.
The news comes as cases continue to decline across the state, including in the Finger Lakes region, which saw the greatest spike after the holiday season.
“It’s been a bumpy ride to get here,” Cuomo said. “Not only are we all the way down, but the experts tell us that’s going to continue.”
He said that at this point, the state feels comfortable adjusting the economic valve. “We’re seeing the spike come down, so now we can start making adjustments.”
The state’s positive rate in the last day stood at 5.47%.
The Rochester-area is among the last areas to have an orange zone restriction in place. Restaurants were allowed to reopen a couple weeks ago.
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