novel coronavirus

Coronavirus vaccine enters final phase of testing at URMC, Rochester Regional Health

Four people in the Rochester area became the first in the country to receive an experimental novel coronavirus vaccine this week. The vaccine, developed...
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Wed, 07/29/2020 - 9:00pm
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Monroe County COVID-19 hospitalizations drop to lowest number since March

The number of people in hospitals for COVID-19 treatment in Monroe County dropped below 40 on Wednesday, according to data from the county public health...
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Wed, 07/29/2020 - 2:56pm
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Lack of mask exemption guidance leaves policy decisions up to doctors

Since April, New York state has required people to wear masks when they are outside of their own homes and cannot maintain 6 feet of distance from each...
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Wed, 07/29/2020 - 6:16pm
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Walgreens misreported 8 coronavirus test results in 3 days in Monroe County

In the span of three days last month, Walgreens pharmacies in Monroe County misreported the results of eight novel coronavirus tests to a state database...
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Fri, 07/17/2020 - 1:57pm
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Monroe County records first new COVID-19 death in a week

The Monroe County public health department said Wednesday that a person in the county has died of COVID-19, bringing the county's death toll to 278 and...
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Wed, 07/15/2020 - 6:16pm
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‘Imported’ COVID-19 cases becoming more common upstate

About a quarter of the COVID-19 cases diagnosed in Monroe County recently are imported, according to the county public health department. Local...
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Tue, 07/14/2020 - 5:52pm
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Monroe County COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU patients each drop by one

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 and the number of those on ventilators both dropped by one on Friday, according to figures from the...
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Fri, 07/10/2020 - 3:57pm
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Mobile clinic brings coronavirus testing to public housing sites

A Rochester health care provider has begun visiting the city’s public housing sites to test people for the novel coronavirus. Trillium Health’s mobile...
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Fri, 07/10/2020 - 12:33pm
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Monroe County records one new COVID-19 death; hospitalizations fall

The Monroe County public health department said Wednesday that one more person has died of COVID-19 in the county, bringing the death toll to 277. The...
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Wed, 07/08/2020 - 3:35pm
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Three more die from COVID-19 in Monroe County, but hospitalizations drop

The Monroe County public health department said Tuesday that three more people have died of COVID-19, bringing the county's death toll to 276. The newly...
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Tue, 07/07/2020 - 4:36pm
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