COVID-19 Update – Columbia & Greene Counties Open Further Wednesday as Protests Rage

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 Tuesday, June 2. NEW YORK STATE 371,711 cases confirmed (941 new)2,113,777 tests performed (49,952 new)23,959 deaths (54 new)89,703 hospitalizations (overall)3,331 hospitalizations (current)999 ICU admissionsNew York State coronavirus…

COVID-19 Update – ‘Freedom Rally’ Planned in Newburgh, Cuomo Casts Confusion Over Phase 2 Reopenings

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 29. NEW YORK STATE 366,733 cases confirmed (1,768 new)1,876,789 tests performed (65,245 new)23,722 deaths (79 new)78,043 hospitalizations (overall )4,010 hospitalizations (current)1,219 ICU admissionsNew York State…

COVID-19 Update – Media & Politicians Investigating Cuomo’s Nursing Home Policy

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 28. NEW YORK STATE 364,965 cases confirmed (1,129 new)1,811,544 tests performed (37,416 new)23,643 deaths (79 new)77,838 hospitalizations (overall)4,208 hospitalizations (current)1,261 ICU admissionsNew York State coronavirus…

COVID-19 Update – Cuomo Opens Camps Following Controversies, HV Begins Reopening Tomorrow

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 25 – Memorial Day. NEW YORK STATE 361,515 cases confirmed (1,589 new)1,699,826 tests performed (47,765 new)23,391 deaths (109 new)77,295 hospitalizations (overall)4,393 hospitalizations (current)1,406 ICU admissionsNew…

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…