The “fog” of the COVID-19 numbers are forever a matter of contention. How many tests were done versus the number of positive cases? What are the areas positive “rates”? How many have died?
Let’s take a look at the raw data for the Crown Heights area.
The following data comes from the New York City Department of Health website. All numbers are of a full month of tests up to October 10th, and numbers are given per 100,000 residents.
How many COVID tests were done?
11213- 7739.12 out of 100,000, with a 2.23% Positive Rate
11225- 8675.92 out of 100,000, with a 1.34% Positive Rate
11203- 7142.43 out of 100,000, with a 1.03% Positive Rate
How many of the tests were positive?
11213- 111 of the tests were reported as positive
11225- 67 of the tests were reported as positive
11203- 54 of the tests were reported as positive
How many people have died from COVID-19?
11213- 1 death from COVID-19 was reported
11225- 3 deaths from COVID-19 were reported
11203- 0 deaths from COVID-19 were reported