Crown Heights ZIP Code Placed On Watch List as COVID Rates Climb

by CrownHeights.info

11213, the Crown Heights ZIP code that covers a large portion of Crown Heights has been placed on the states watch list as COVID positivity rates climbed above 2% Wednesday.

The 2.3% positivity rate for 11213 was an alarming 0.3% increase just days after Yom Kippur.

As of Wednesday, the state continues to singe out only ten ZIP codes as having clusters above the 3% threshold.

Those include:

  • Edgemere/Far Rockaway (11691): 4.74%
  • Gravesend/Homerest (11223): 6.9%
  • Midwood (11230): 5.62%
  • Borough Park (11219): 6.51%
  • Bensonhurst/Mapleton (11204): 6.31%
  • Gerritsen Beach/Homecrest/ Sheepshead Bay (11229): 4.13%
  • Flatlands/Midwood (11210): 4.66%
  • Kew Gardens (11415): 3.29%
  • Kew Gardens Hills/Pomonok (11367): 3.68%
  • Fresh Meadows/Hillcrest (11366): 3.08%

Seven other ZIP codes have been placed on a “watch list,” as they show alarming increases, but remain below 3%.

Those include:

  • East Williamsburg/ Williamsburg (11211/ 11249): 2.06%
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant (West)/Clinton Hill/Fort Greene (11205): 2.07%
  • Kensington/Windsor Terrace (11218): 2.79%
  • Brighton Beach/Manhattan Beach/Sheepshead Bay (11235): 2.97%
  • Crown Heights (East) (11213): 2.30%
  • Rego Park (11374): 2.66%
  • Hillcrest/Jamaica Estates/Jamaica Hills (11432): 2.69%

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