Warren County COVID update reports 30 new cases, Sunday, Oct. 17

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Sunday, October 17, Warren County Health Services reported 30 additional COVID cases, along with 33 recoveries. Health Services is monitoring 272 active COVID cases as of Sunday, 255 of them involving mild illness. 11are hospitalized, one more than Saturday. Five are in critical condition, and six others have a moderate illness. Six are moderately ill outside of the hospital. Governor Hochul provides … Read more

Warren County COVID update, October 15

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Warren County has reported 48 new COVID-19 cases and 37 recoveries since Thursday. There are currently 274 active cases in the county. Of the new cases, nine had been on Warren County public school campuses. More information on the school cases can be found on New York State’s School COVID-19 Report … Read more

Woman thrilled to soon see family, sick relative after 19 months of border closure

TIJUANA (Border Report) — It’s been almost 19 months since Paola Paz has seen her family in San Diego. She has been unable to cross the border due to essential travel restrictions. But with the restrictions set to be lifted at some point next month, Paz hopes it’s in time to see an ill relative … Read more

Amid questions, North Country, Vermont breath ‘huge sigh of relief’ over reopening border

CANADIAN BORDER (WFFF/WWTI) — Families and political and business leaders are praising plans by the Biden administration to begin allowing people from Canda and Mexico who are fully vaccinated against COVID to enter the U.S. This applies to vehicle, rail, and ferry travel at the Northern Border starting in November. DHS announces border reopening between … Read more

Warren County COVID update, October 13

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Warren County has reported 31 new COVID-19 cases and 16 recoveries since Tuesday. There are currently 263 active cases in the county. Of the new cases, five had been on Warren County public school campuses. More information on the school cases can be found on New York State’s School COVID-19 Report … Read more

Dashboard tracking spending of federal recovery aid and COVID relief programs launches in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced the launch of a new online tool to monitor spending of federal recovery aid and COVID-19 relief programs in the state. This includes funds for excluded workers, childcare providers, emergency rental and homeowner assistance, and small business recovery. “My office is committed to full transparency in … Read more

Scott cites noncompliance to resist demand for mask mandates amid rising cases

MONTPELIER, Vt (WFFF) — Over the past week, Vermont’s encouraging COVID trends took a downturn as the rest of New England and large portions of the U.S. continued to see improvement. Vermont teachers renew demand for mask mandate Case counts have risen 26% over the past seven days, and hospitalizations are reaching levels the state … Read more

Warren County COVID update for Oct. 12

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Warren County Health Services confirmed 27 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, as well as 34 new recoveries. As of Tuesday, Warren County was monitoring 248 active coronavirus cases. Five of those were hospitalized, down by one from Monday. Tracking coronavirus cases by county Five of Tuesday’s cases involved members of … Read more

Fact check: No vaccine requirement for driver’s license renewal in New York

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — An edited image has been circulating on social media this past weekend to spread disinformation. For the sake of clarity: you don’t need proof of vaccination to obtain or renew your driver’s license in New York. New York DMV warns of COVID-19 text message phishing scam An image saying otherwise has … Read more

Snow leopard with COVID symptoms dies at South Dakota zoo

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A snow leopard at South Dakota’s Great Plains Zoo has died days after exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, the zoo announced Friday. Baya, the 2-year-old snow leopard, was new to the zoo after being transferred from the Akron Zoo earlier this year. Her zookeepers described her as “playful and sweet.” Snow … Read more