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Fauci says Omicron wave appears to be heading in the ‘right direction’ in US by nypost.com
Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday said the latest wave of Omicron-driven COVID-19 cases appear to be trending in the “right direction” in the US — as he predict...
New York COVID positivity rate stays below 10%, Gov. Hochul says by nypost.com
COVID-19 rates have remained under 10 percent positivity for two straight days, Gov. Hochul said. “We are below 10% positivity rate for the second day in a r...
NYC hospitals overrun with bodies during COVID death surge, staffing shortages by nypost.com
There aren’t enough bodies — to move all the bodies! Hospitals are scrambling to cope with the recent surge in COVID-19 fatalities across the city — with...
It’s time to end COVID restrictions and restore normalcy in New York by nypost.com
In her State of the State Address, Gov. Kathy Hochul claimed her focus is keeping “New Yorkers’ lives as normal as possible.” She’s not: That’s why 40...
Florida health director put on leave after slamming staff’s ‘pathetic’ vaccination rate by nypost.com
Sign up for our special edition newsletter to get a daily update on the coronavirus pandemic. A Florida health official is on administrative leave after encour...
Minn. man battling COVID is moved to Texas after hospital threatens to pull plug by nypost.com
An unvaccinated COVID-19 patient who was being kept alive on a ventilator has been transferred from Minnesota to Texas after his wife obtained a restraining ord...
NYC schools crippled by week-long data service systems outage by nypost.com
A company that makes millions in New York City taxpayer funds providing software to manage student data has been out of service for a week, hampering schools an...
New York COVID cases continue drop, Hochul calls for more vaccinations by nypost.com
New York’s COVID-19 cases continued trending downward, with 47,870 reported Friday, the latest state numbers show. The figure was nearly half of the surge-hi...
Citigroup hits 99 percent COVID vaccine compliance before mandate deadline by nypost.com
Nearly all of Citigroup’s employees have complied with a companywide vaccine requirement ahead of a key Friday deadline. The big bank reached a 99 percent co...
Artist celebrates best pizza in NYC in obsessive quest by nypost.com
Call it a slice-of-life story. A culinary quest that began with the pandemic has taken Joel Holland around the five boroughs to taste — and sketch — the be...
Manhattan rents hit highest December record ever as supply plummets by nypost.com
The average cost of Manhattan apartment rentals surged to the highest ever for a December, with landlords demanding double-digit rent increases amid sharply dwi...