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LYONS — A Wayne County sheriff’s office deputy has tested positive for COVID-19, prompting Sheriff Barry Virts to take additional measures to curb its spread.

Online readers at fltimes.com can view COVID-19-related stories for free. You will find a link in the main navigation to point readers to this section. When an event is canceled, that means it won’t be rescheduled. If an event is postponed, we have included a rescheduled date if one has been…

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HOPEWELL — The Ontario County Public Health Department reported Friday that two residents at a local nursing home tested positive for COVID-19.

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While it doesn’t appear to be a widespread issue, local police are reminding business owners and customers to avoid close proximity and gathering — even in small numbers.

The Times is publishing a list of local sports and related events that are postponed or canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Events that are postponed may be rescheduled; a date is included it known at this time. Events that are canceled won’t be rescheduled. If you have information about …

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Below is a list of Finger Lakes-area food and beverage businesses that remain open for take-out/delivery. We hope this is as comprehensive as possible but we know we may be missing some businesses. Anyone not on this list that is offering take-out and/or delivery services can send the specif…

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement Friday that he will order ventilators and personal protective equipment to be redistributed from upstate hospitals to those with the greatest need angered many.

TYRE — While del Lago Resort & Casino has been closed since March 16, its employees have continued to be paid.

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My guess is an awful lot of parents are getting a good indication of how much time, energy and work goes into schooling children these days as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

BATH — Starting today, the VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System is limiting the Urgent Care Center hours at the Bath VA to 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week.

National Updates

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Three out of four U.S. hospitals surveyed are already treating patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, according to a federal report that finds hospitals expect to be …

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The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can…

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Enabling greater numbers of gay men to donate blood is a victory for science and a defeat for stigma. It's good news not only for those of us blocked from donating since 1983, but for anyone involved in the battle against the coronavirus - in other words, for every one of us. That's the good news we should glean from Thursday's announcement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that ...

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The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can…

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The new coronavirus made Dr. Jag Singh a patient at his own hospital. His alarm grew as he saw an X-ray of his pneumonia-choked lungs and colleagues asked his wishes about life support while w…

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Across America, as families stuck in their homes anxious and isolated by the new coronavirus, a new daily ritual is taking shape: tuning into the governor’s afternoon pre…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is confronting the most dangerous crisis a U.S. leader has faced this century as the coronavirus spreads and a once-vibrant economy falters. As the tur…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is seizing the opportunity of the coronavirus pandemic to push a cause that has long been an irritant in U.S. relations with China: Taiwan. The virus…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pitching a medicine for COVID-19 sufferers that science has not concluded is effective or safe for their use. “Take it,” he said of the drug.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general says that Americans should brace for levels of tragedy reminiscent of the Sept. 11 attacks and the bombing of Pearl Harbor, while the nation’s infect…

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NEW YORK (AP) — In Montana, a father and son running a small oil business are cutting their salaries in half. In New Mexico, an oil truck driver who supports his family just went a week withou…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — After the first alarms sounded in early January that an outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China might ignite a global pandemic, the Trump administration squandered nearly tw…

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Every day, grocery workers are restocking toilet paper, eggs, produce and canned goods as fast as the items fly off the shelves.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Americans braced for what the nation's top doctor warned Sunday would be “the hardest and saddest week” of their lives while Britain assumed the unwelcome mantle of deadliest c…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pitching a medicine for COVID-19 sufferers that science has not concluded is effective or safe for their use. “Take it,” he said of the drug.

MIAMI - Rain dripped into in his tent and woke John Delgado before the sun. Beneath a pounding rain, he quickly scrambled, careful not to trip into his backyard pool in the dark. He dragged the air mattress from his Coleman camping tent into the pool bathroom that acts as an airlock between himself and the rest of his family asleep inside their Homestead, Fla., house. Delgado has spent the ...

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to a hospital Sunday for tests, his office said, because he is still suffering symptoms, 10 days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19.

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Federal officials waited to order medical supplies until stocks in the U.S. were running critically low as the new coronavirus spread across the country. A review of federal purchasing contrac…

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A small coastal city in Georgia that thrives on tourism closed its beach, fearing carefree crowds of teenagers and college students posed too great a risk for spreading th…

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Britain needed a message of hope Sunday. The queen delivered it.

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SAN DIEGO - In the days after the March 3 primary, Democratic political insiders met to socialize and organize for what was expected to be a bruising November contest. They were unaware that a far more formidable opponent was already in their midst. Chula Vista City Councilman Steve Padilla was the first among his political circle to announce he had fallen ill with the novel coronavirus that ...

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PARIS (AP) — The high-speed train whooshing past historic World War I battle zones and through the chateau-speckled Loire Valley carried a delicate cargo: 20 critically ill COVID-19 patients a…

The unthinkable, at least for sports fans, already has happened.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking an old political adage to heart: Never let a crisis go to waste.

LOS ANGELES - The voice on the other end of the line was filled with panic. The woman on the phone had come back from the market with a dry cough; she was worried about having COVID-19, worried that she could infect her husband and her children. For a brief moment, she'd forgotten her fears and embraced her kids. "Now I'm afraid they may have gotten it from me," she said. April Rosas comforted ...