MALONE –– The number of active cases of COVID-19 in Franklin County remained stable at 14 on Wednesday after a weekend spike resulting from positive test results at The Alice Center nursing home in Malone and in Akwesasne.

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ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo refused to comply with the White House’s request for states to release a patient identification number for every person who receives a coronavirus immunization, pending the approval of a safe vaccine, he said, as the federal government’s appeal for personal data…

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ALBANY — School districts previously forced to close within state microclusters may continue in-person learning for students while COVID-19 spikes within a community by meeting specific state testing criteria, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Friday.

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ALBANY — Capital Region physicians and immunologists are preparing for concurrent COVID-19 and influenza outbreaks as misinformation about the novel coronavirus continues to spread, health officials said Wednesday.

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MALONE –– The number of active cases of COVID-19 in Franklin County was confirmed at four Tuesday, resolving a discrepancy between County Manager Donna Kissane’s Monday morning email and a graphic posted Monday afternoon by the North Country Crime Analysis Center based on numbers verified by…

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Advocates and lawmakers rallied around the state Tuesday, slamming Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and lawmakers for failing to act as COVID-19 infections spike at state prisons and correctional facilities, including Elmira and Greene County.

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Health care is once again a big issue in the race for the NY-21 Congressional District seat, as the nation grapples with a pandemic and the U.S. Supreme Court is about to hear a case that could strike down the Affordable Care Act.

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ALBANY — The federal government is wrong to believe state governments and officials cannot control the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday, citing New York’s detailed scientific data and the need to expand testing and contact tracing nationwide.

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ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted federal officials Thursday after reports the nation’s Health and Human Services secretary plans to fire the U.S. Food & Drug Administration chief as President Donald Trump’s administration clashes over the nation’s approval standards to promptly authori…

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ALBANY — New Yorkers should avoid travel to neighboring New Jersey and Connecticut, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said, as visitors from all but six states must isolate for two weeks when arriving in New York to prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus.

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ALBANY — A top Democrat weighed limiting Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s broadened emergency powers during the COVID-19 pandemic after the governor sent letters to select municipalities Wednesday threatening to withhold state funding unless the local officials effectively enforce state COVID-19 mandates.

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MALONE –– After two days when there had been a lone active case of COVID-19 in Franklin County, the county’s numbers rose to three on Tuesday when two new positive tests were reported late Monday.

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The number of active cases in the county slid throughout the weekend, falling from three on Friday –– where it had held steady for three days –– to two on Saturday and one on Sunday.

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MALONE –– The number of active cases of COVID-19 in Franklin County rose again Wednesday after having been at zero as recently as Sunday.

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NEW YORK — Religious institutions will be shut down if the communities refuse to comply with the state’s COVID-19 regulations, and schools in some virus hotspots will be closed beginning today, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday.

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MALONE –– Two days after the number of active COVID-19 cases in Franklin County dropped to zero, the number rose Monday to two.

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ALBANY — New York localities with COVID-19 hot spots that fail to enforce the state’s mask-wearing and social-distancing orders could be fined $10,000 per day as violations continue, officials said Friday.

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MALONE –– The number of active cases of COVID-19 in Franklin County remained at one for a third straight day Friday, and the number of people in quarantine or isolation continued to decline.

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ALBANY — The state unveiled a new smartphone application Thursday to alert New Yorkers who choose to download the tool when they’ve been in close proximity to someone who recently tested positive for COVID-19 as several downstate virus hotspots continue to increase.

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ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo pleaded with government officials Wednesday to enforce state mandates to curb downstate COVID-19 hot spots and prevent a second wave from sweeping New York.

ALBANY — Hundreds of rapid-testing machines sent downstate Monday will combat rising coronavirus clusters in certain New York City neighborhoods and counties surrounding the metro area to prevent subsequent shutdowns, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said.