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Coronavirus

New York to let state of emergency expire

ALBANY — New York will lift more COVID-19 restrictions when the state of emergency expires later this week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. The state of emergency expires Thursday, he said, meaning that it lifts Friday. New Yorkers will still have to wear masks on public transit, ...

Stec: End of emergency power for governor was ‘long overdue’

For a year, New York Sen. Dan Stec has been pushing for an end to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s emergency powers — the ability to make or change laws the state Legislature gave him at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. On Wednesday, the Republican from Queensbury was ...

New York to let COVID-19 state of emergency expire

ALBANY — New York will lift more COVID-19 restrictions when the state of emergency expires later this week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. The state of emergency expires Thursday, he said, meaning that it lifts Friday. New Yorkers will still have to wear masks on public transit, ...

Stec: End of emergency powers was ‘long overdue’

For a year, New York Sen. Dan Stec has been pushing for an end to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s emergency powers — the ability to make or change laws the state Legislature gave him at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. On Wednesday, the Republican from Queensbury was celebrating ...

Fully vaccinated Canadians won’t have to quarantine anymore

TORONTO — Fully vaccinated Canadian citizens who test negative for COVID-19 will be exempt from two weeks of quarantine when returning to the country in early July, officials said Monday. Canadians and permanent residents who return to Canada will have to be fully vaccinated 14 days or ...

Fully vaccinated Canadians exempt from quarantine in July

TORONTO — Fully vaccinated Canadian citizens who test negative for COVID-19 will be exempt from two weeks of quarantine when returning to the country in early July, officials said Monday. Canadians and permanent residents who return to Canada will have to be fully vaccinated 14 days or ...