Tag: covid-19

COVID-19 cases on the rise in Queens


Dec. 29, 2023 By Ethan Marshall COVID-19 is on the rise throughout the nation and Queens is one of the areas most impacted by the surge. New York City as a whole has seen an increase in cases over the past month, with Queens being the borough that is leading the way. The number of confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Queens has been steadily rising since the middle of November, according to NYC.gov, which is tracking the cases. Cases have increased from 215 on Nov. 21 to 636 on Dec. 21. This rise in cases has occurred even with…
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Poor oversight put group home residents at risk during pandemic: audit

Apr. 7, 2023 By Aliya Schneider A state comptroller audit found that people in group homes during the pandemic were put “at risk” in New York City and throughout the state. The state comptroller audit, which was released Thursday, found that during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the emergency management coordination from…
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