Compared to the past few weeks, New York’s COVID numbers look good – The Daily Gazette

Compared to the past few weeks, New York’s COVID numbers look good – The Daily Gazette

Albany – The COVID virus appears to be continuing its decline from the massive spike earlier this month, but again, progress is relative: The statewide positive test rate reached its lowest level in a month Thursday, but remained close to 10%. On Thursday, 1,706 patients with the emerging coronavirus were discharged from New York hospitals, … Read more

New York school mask mandate may expire, coronavirus infection rate falls below 10%

New York school mask mandate may expire, coronavirus infection rate falls below 10%

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — There is more good news Friday in New York’s battle against COVID-19 and especially the dominant omicron variant, as the state’s positivity rate fell below 10% for the first time in more than a month. Gov. Cathy Hochhol says she expects school districts will no longer require the wearing of … Read more

New York school mask mandate may expire, coronavirus infection rate falls below 10%

New York school mask mandate may expire, coronavirus infection rate falls below 10%

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — There is more good news Friday in New York’s battle against COVID-19 and especially the dominant omicron variant, as the state’s positivity rate fell below 10% for the first time in more than a month. Gov. Cathy Hochhol says she expects school districts will no longer require the wearing of … Read more

Kathy Hochhol’s mask mandate expires soon? – NBC New York

Kathy Hochhol’s mask mandate expires soon?  – NBC New York

what do you know New York State’s daily positivity rate fell to single digits on Friday for the first time since December 20, while the rate of hospitalizations due to the coronavirus fell by 12% in just the past 10 days, notable signs of improvement. Deaths remain near recent highs, and despite all the encouraging … Read more

Two Years of COVID: First case of coronavirus in the United States in January 2020; Hundreds of thousands of Americans are still sick

Two Years of COVID: First case of coronavirus in the United States in January 2020;  Hundreds of thousands of Americans are still sick

NEW YORK – At the start of 2020, as the nation celebrated the start of the new year, many Americans were still unaware of the “mysterious pneumonia” that had infected dozens of workers at a live animal market in Wuhan, China. The disease, later identified as the “new coronavirus”, began to spread rapidly throughout the … Read more