COVID-19 Update – Columbia Co. Accuses Nursing Home of Misrepresenting Deaths, Vaccine Trial Questioned

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties co-produced with The River Newsroom. The following is for Thursday, May 21. NEW YORK STATE 354,370 cases confirmed (1,525 new)1,505,836 tests performed (38,097 new)22,976 deaths (133 new)76,410 hospitalizations (overall)5,570 hospitalizations (current)1,836 ICU admissionsNew York State coronavirus…

COVID-19 Update – Columbia & Greene Reopening Wednesday, Rental Assistance Coming to Ulster

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties co-produced with The River Newsroom. The following is for Wednesday, May 20. NEW YORK STATE 352,845 cases confirmed (1,474 new)1,467,739 tests performed (28,182 new)22,843 deaths (114 new)76,168 hospitalizations (overall)5,818 hospitalizations (current)1,836 ICU admissionsNew York State coronavirus…

COVID-19 Update – Columbia & Greene Should Begin Reopening Mid-Week, Kingston Barber Speaks Out

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties co-produced with The River Newsroom. The following is for Monday, May 18. NEW YORK STATE 350,121 cases confirmed (1,889 new)1,413,396 tests performed (34,679 new)22,619 deaths (141 new)75,525 hospitalizations (overall)5,897 hospitalizations (current)1,981 ICU admissionsNew York State coronavirus…

COVID-19 Update – 4 NY Regions Can Now Open, Kingston Barber Operating Illicitly Tests Positive

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties co-produced with The River Newsroom. The following is for Thursday, May 14. NEW YORK STATE340,661 cases confirmed (2,176 new)1,258,907 tests performed (33,794 new)22,013 deaths (168 new)73,963 hospitalizations (overall)6,946 hospitalizations (current)2,308 ICU admissions Confirmed cases per 10,000…

COVID-19 Update – Local Gym Opens, Defying State + Molinaro Thinks HV Will Open Next Week

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties published on Monday, May 11. Produced in collaboration with The Other Hudson Valley. NEW YORK STATE337,055 cases confirmed (1,660 new)1,204,651 tests performed (21,653 new)21,640 deaths (162 new)73,143 hospitalizations (overall)7,226 hospitalizations (current)2,450 ICU admissions Confirmed cases per…

COVID-19 Update – Kingston May Severely Cut Services Sept. 1, State Halts Columbia From Closing Camps

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties co-produced with The River Newsroom. The following is for Friday, May 8. NEW YORK STATE335,395 cases confirmed (2,273 new)1,182,998 tests performed (29,230 new)21,478 deaths (207 new)72,715 hospitalizations (overall)7,262 hospitalizations (current)Conf irmed cases per 10,000 residents: 172New…