Central New York drivers are continuing to see higher prices at the gas pumps these days.
According to AAA, the average cost for a gallon of regular is now $2.35. That's up six cents in the last week and is 16 cents more than this time a month ago. The state average is $.239 a gallon while nationally it's $2.31.
Oil prices are falling as new coronavirus cases rise in China.
China is the world's second-biggest oil user and is seeing a jump in COVID-19 cases. Traders are worried that global demand could sink as European nations impose strict lockdowns and China orders new restrictions on movement.
International benchmark Brent crude is down 55 cents a barrel, to $55.44 and West Texas Intermediate crude is down 28 cents, to $51.96 a barrel.