Local COVID-19 Updates

Here is a listing of the most up-to-date information on the number of COVID-19 cases in the four-county area. The information comes from the websites of the public health departments in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties (Note: not all the departments provide the same information).

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GENEVA — The state’s public and private colleges were prepared to give out thousands of doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday that 35,000 would be distributed to them to address the college student population.

Let me start by saying COVID-19 really (pardon my English) SUCKS. It sucks like Dyson vacuum cleaners suck. It’s played a lot of havoc with the world. Handshakes may be gone forever. Certainly, towel people and line judges are gone from pro tennis forever, which isn’t a bad thing unless of c…

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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — John Waghiyi remembers rushing his cousin to the clinic in the Bering Sea city of Savoonga in December, worried he was having a possible heart attack while out butchering…

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LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday that the recent surge in coronavirus cases that has made Michigan a national outlier is partly the result of a Michigan Supreme Court ruling that struck down a key law she has used to fight the pandemic. It was a departure from statements Whitmer made immediately following the October ruling, when she said she mostly ...

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WASHINGTON — A decision on how to resume vaccinating Americans with the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus shot will probably come by Friday, the top U.S. infectious-diseases specialist said, a faster timeline than other health officials have indicated. “I doubt very seriously if they just cancel” the J&J vaccine, one of three approved for use in the U.S., Anthony Fauci, director of the National ...