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Coronavirus New York
WBEN Newsroom
April 12, 2020 - 9:44 am
Albany, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York is wrapping up its worst week in deaths so far of the outbreak, but there were a few signs of hope. The number of people hospitalized has only increased slightly. There were 18,654 people hospitalized at the end of the day Friday. That was up only 85 since the...
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Coronavirus in New York
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WBEN Newsroom
April 10, 2020 - 1:29 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — New York COVID-19-related deaths jumped yet again by more than 700 in a day, while hospitals battling the outbreak reported encouraging news. On the economic front, New York tried to improve its overwhelmed unemployment insurance website. Here are developments in the...
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Hospital workers
Medical workers wearing personal protective equipment due to COVID-19 concerns move a body behind a fence at The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Thursday, April 9, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. New York state posted a record-breaking number of coronavirus deaths for a third consecutive day even as a surge of patients in overwhelmed hospitals slowed, while isolation-weary residents were warned Thursday the crisis was far from over. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
WBEN Newsroom
April 10, 2020 - 6:12 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — New hospitalizations are the lowest they’ve been since the coronavirus crisis hit New York. The volume of 911 calls has fallen. Ventilators remain in supply. Even as the state reeled Thursday from its deadliest day of the pandemic, health professionals and public officials saw...
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Andrew Cuomo
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Brendan Keany
April 09, 2020 - 5:53 pm
With Pennsylvania shutting schools down for the rest of the academic year, should Governor Cuomo do the same in New York?
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WBEN Newsroom
April 09, 2020 - 12:34 pm
Golf courses deemed nonessential by New York State.
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Waiting at the Buffalo Airport
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“We have our own curve, we own our own curve.”
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The site, which is updated periodically, shows trends in traffic to retail stores, grocery stores, parks, workplaces and more. The reports show how visits and length of stay at different places change compared to a baseline using the same data used to show popular times for places in Google Maps.
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Flatten the Curve
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Brian Mazurowski
April 07, 2020 - 8:57 am
“I personally would like to see at least five or six days (of positive numbers),” said Dr. Kevin Shiley, Catholic Health’s Director of Infection Prevention and Control.
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A new poll from Siena Research finds that only four percent of people in the state are going about “life as usual.”
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“There are individuals who jumped right on this, tried to politicize it, and gave out wrong information that ventilators would be taken in the dead of night,” Hochul said. “None of that is true. That’s absolutely irresponsible.”
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