Counties Vaccinate Seniors, Violating Cuomo’s Plan

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties for Saturday, January 23 through Monday, January 25. Published in collaboration with The River. NEW YORK STATE 12,003 new cases yesterday219,538 tests yesterdayPositive test rate: 5.48%173 deaths yesterday8,730 hospitalizations (1,522 in ICUs)New York State coronavirus pageNew York…

UK Variant Found in Hudson Valley, Columbia Co. Getting ‘Hammered’

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties for Thursday, January 21 and Friday, January 22. Published in collaboration with The River. NEW YORK STATE 15,144 new cases yesterday268,001 tests yesterdayPositive test rate: 5.65%169 deaths yesterday8,846 hospitalizations (1,546 in ICUs)New York State coronavirus pageNew…

State Expands Vaccine Eligibility Again, and The Rollout’s a Mess

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties for Tuesday, January 12 and Wednesday, January 13. Published in collaboration with The River Newsroom. NEW YORK STATE 14,577 new cases yesterday196,868 tests yesterdayPositive test rate: 7.40%168 deaths yesterday8,929 hospitalizations (1,501 in ICUs)New York State coronavirus…

Confusion and Delay Reign as Vaccine Eligibility Expands

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties for Saturday, January 9 through Monday, January 11. Published in collaboration with The River Newsroom. NEW YORK STATE 13,714 new cases yesterday203,904 tests yesterdayPositive test rate: 6.73%169 deaths yesterday8,645 hospitalizations (1,426 in ICUs)New York State coronavirus…

Confusion Over ‘USA Variant’ of Virus as State Plans 2nd Rollout

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties for Thursday, January 7 and Friday, January 8. Published in collaboration with The River Newsroom NEW YORK STATE 18,832 new cases yesterday243,903 tests yesterdayPositive test rate: 7.72%165 deaths yesterday8,561 hospitalizations (1,475 in ICUs)New York State coronavirus…

British Variant Found in NY as Counties Blame State for Slow Pace of Vaccinations

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties for Monday, January 4. Published in collaboration with The River Newsroom. NEW YORK STATE 11,209 new cases yesterday134,360 tests yesterdayPositive test rate: 8.34%172 deaths yesterday8,251 hospitalizations1,357 ICU admissionsNew York State coronavirus pageNew York State official pressroom…

Nursing Home Vaccinations Start Monday; 1 out of 87 in Ulster Infected

This is a roundup of coronavirus news and announcements from New York State and Hudson Valley and Catskills counties for Thursday, December 17 and Friday, December 18. Published in collaboration with The River Newsroom. NEW YORK STATE 12,697 new cases yesterday249,385 tests yesterdayPositive test rate: 5.09%120 deaths yesterday6,081 hospitalizations1,068 ICU admissionsNew York State coronavirus pageNew…