New York City calls for masks, COVID-19 testing ahead of the holiday weekend; Broadway expands the mask mandate

New York City calls for masks, COVID-19 testing ahead of the holiday weekend;  Broadway expands the mask mandate

NEW YORK (WABC) – New York City has issued a COVID-19 warning ahead of this weekend’s holiday gatherings, after two new Omicron sub-variants were identified as causing an increase in the number of cases in the central part of the state. Health Commissioner Dr Ashwin and Essen urged residents to disguise themselves and get tested … Read more

New York identifies 2 subgenus of corona virus subvariant variants that spread through the state

New York City calls for masks, COVID-19 testing ahead of the holiday weekend;  Broadway expands the mask mandate

NEW YORK (WABC) – New York State has identified the emergence of two subsets of the COVID-19 Omicron BA.2 subdivision, named BA.2.12 and BA.2.12.1, which appear to have 23% to 27% Growth advantage over BA.2. New York has recently seen an increase in infections in the central part of the state, apparently driven by these … Read more