Concern is growing as the dangerous Delta variant sends COVID cases skyrocketing across the country, and while some states are re-imposing mask mandates, it's not the case in the Tri-State Area just yet; CBS2's Cory James reports.
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Tri-State Area Not Yet Re-Imposing Mask Mandates As Concern Grows Over Delta VariantConcern is growing as the dangerous Delta variant sends COVID cases skyrocketing across the country, and while some states are re-imposing mask mandates, it's not the case in the Tri-State Area just yet; CBS2's Cory James reports.
Event In Brooklyn Promotes COVID Testing, VaccinationsAs the country is experiencing a surge in cases from the Delta variant, in New York state, we're seeing an uptick in hospitalizations; CBS2's Cory James reports.
COVID Vaccine, Mask Mandates Announced For Broadway AudiencesVaccinations and masks will soon be required for the cast, crew and anyone attending a Broadway show; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Leaked CDC Document Reveals How Contagious Delta Variant Can BeThe scary reality of the Delta variant may finally be starting to change some minds with those who were against the COVID vaccine beginning to come around; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Internal Document From CDC Says Delta Variant Is Changing Battle Against COVIDThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says fully vaccinated people who test positive for the Delta variant of COVID-19 can spread the virus just as easily as those who are not vaccinated. Health experts say that's why masks are so important; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Connecticut Health Department Asks Some Residents To Wear Masks IndoorsThe Connecticut Department of Health is asking residents in counties with high COVID transmission rates to wear masks in indoor public spaces.
Hoboken Mayor Orders Vaccines For City Workers By August 9Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla has signed an executive order requiring all municipal employees to get vaccinated by Aug. 9 or submit to weekly testing. Those who are not fully vaccinated will also have to wear a face covering while working indoors and when interacting with the public.
Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall Issue Vaccine Mandate For PatronsThe Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall will restrict performances to only vaccinated patrons.
Answering Common Questions About The Delta VariantNew information about the Delta variant is causing some confusion and raising a lot of questions. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez helps sort it out.
CDC Says 'The War Has Changed' Against COVID-19 As Delta Variant SpreadsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says "the war has changed" against COVID-19. It stems from a leaked CDC document underscoring the danger posed by the highly contagious strain; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
More Companies Announcing COVID Vaccine Requirements As Delta Variant SpreadsAs the highly contagious COVID Delta variant spreads across the country, more companies are announcing vaccine requirements; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
President Biden Announces Additional Steps To Fight COVID PandemicPresident Joe Biden is taking additional steps to fight the COVID-19 pandemic as Delta virus cases rage across the country; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
President Biden Announces New COVID Mandates For Federal Workers, Major Companies Follow SuitPresident Joe Biden has announced new mask and vaccine mandates for federal workers, and some major companies are following suit, including restaurants in New York City; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bill Establishing Statewide Newborn Home Nurse Visitation Program Into LawA bill to establish a statewide newborn home nurse visitation program in New Jersey was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday. CBS2's Meg Baker spoke with a mother who says a visit saved her life.
Three Connecticut Counties Now Considered Substantial COVID Transmission AreasThree counties in Connecticut are now considered "substantial" COVID transmission areas.
NYC Restaurant Group Will Require All Workers, Diners Be VaccinatedWhen it comes to the private sector, the head of a group of New York City restaurants is requiring all workers and diners be vaccinated; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
President Biden Announces Masking, Vaccine Mandates For Federal WorkersThursday afternoon, President Joe Biden announced new masking and vaccine mandates for federal workers, along with a new incentive to get people vaccinated; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Surge Of Delta Variant Prompts New Mandates, Small Businesses Impose New RequirementsAs we deal with the an unsettling setback in the country's progress against COVID, many may be experiencing a mild case of deja vu. CBS2's John Dias reports.
New York, New Jersey Issue New Guidance In Face Of COVID SetbacksThere are more unsettling setbacks in the fight against COVID. Doctors say a dangerous mindset is driving the Delta variant; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
NYC Offering $100 Incentive For People To Get VaccinatedMayor Bill de Blasio has announced a new cash incentive to encourage people to get vaccinated.
Delta Variant Surge Leads To Changes In Tri-State AreaThe surge of the Delta variant is leading to change in the Tri-State Area. Indoor mask mandates are up for consideration, and all New York State workers are required to get vaccinated, some without the option of getting tested each week instead; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Actor Wentworth Miller Re-Ignites Conversation Around Adults With AutismOne in 54 children in the United States is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, and increasingly, more adults are realizing they too fall on the spectrum. An actor's public admission is re-igniting the conversation around autism; CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Delta Variant, Changing CDC Guidelines Spark Concerns About In-Person LearningThere's a tug of war between parents concerned about how COVID will affect New York City schools this September. Some are calling for a remote option while others want full-time in-person learning; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
All New Jersey Residents Urged To Wear Masks Indoors When There Is Increased RiskMask mandates may be reinstated in New Jersey as COVID numbers rise; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.