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Number of COVID-19 patients in ICU stays at lowest point since March

The Monroe County health department confirms six more deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total death toll to 137. But, the number of people...
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 1:41pm
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URMC researchers celebrate preliminary success in COVID-19 drug trial

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center said Thursday that their part of a national study into a drug called remdesivir showed...
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Thu, 04/30/2020 - 2:25pm
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Hospitals in Monroe and surrounding counties cleared to resume elective surgeries

Rochester Regional Health and the University of Rochester Medical Center can resume elective surgeries after receiving clearance Wednesday from the...
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Thu, 04/30/2020 - 5:23am
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Monroe County reports one new COVID-19 death

The Monroe County public health department confirmed one new death from COVID-19 in the county on Wednesday, bringing the total to 113. It was the...
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Wed, 04/29/2020 - 3:22pm
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Telepsychiatry grows as COVID-19 restrictions prevent in-person appointments

Psychiatrists at the University of Rochester Medical Center are now holding 85% to 90% of their appointments remotely, through phone calls or video...
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Tue, 04/28/2020 - 2:24pm
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People older than 60 are 97% of Monroe County COVID-19 deaths

On Tuesday, the Monroe County Health Department reported four more deaths from COVID-19, bringing the local death toll to 112. Out of that total, only...
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Wed, 04/29/2020 - 5:43am
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Upstate counties to get new drive-through coronavirus testing, Cuomo says

The New York state health department is constructing drive-through coronavirus testing sites in five upstate counties, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday....
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Mon, 04/27/2020 - 2:38pm
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3 more COVID-19 deaths, 40 new cases in Monroe County

The number of people in Monroe County who have died from COVID-19 has reached 99, including three since Friday, the county health department said...
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Sat, 04/25/2020 - 2:31pm
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Three more die of COVID-19 in Monroe County; more than 100 hospitalized

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 surpassed 100 in Monroe County on Thursday for the first time since the pandemic began, according to...
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Thu, 04/23/2020 - 1:48pm
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Local hospital systems push state to allow earlier reopening

With a surge in COVID-19 cases yet to materialize, many hospital beds in Monroe County and the surrounding region are empty. The push for physical...
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Thu, 04/23/2020 - 12:52pm
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