Yale Students Must Quarantine On Campus To Start SemesterDue to the surge in COVID cases worldwide, Yale University's plans to bring students back for the spring semester include a campus-wide quarantine.
COVID Cases Soaring In The BronxThe Bronx has the highest COVID-19 positivity rate in New York City right now. In some neighborhoods, that number is near 50%; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Parents, Teachers & Students Question New York State COVID Policies For SchoolsSome teachers across New York are questioning the state's "return to the classroom" COVID policies. This comes as sick-outs are mounting and more students are staying home; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Bronx Sees New York City's Highest COVID Positivity Rate At 27%The latest COVID numbers are a sign things are moving in the wrong direction. In the city, the Bronx tops all the boroughs with a 27% COVID positivity rate, and in the Fordham, Kingsbridge and University Heights sections, the rate is close to 50%; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Long Island Grapples With Impact Of The Highest COVID-19 Infection Rates In The StateOn Long Island, the COVID-19 positivity rate is the highest in the state at 27.3%; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Mayor Adams Signs Executive Order To Help Small Businesses Save MoneyMayor Eric Adams on Tuesday signed a new executive order to help small businesses in the city save money by slashing through red tape; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
COVID Antibody Treatments In Short SupplyWith record numbers of COVID cases in the Tri-State Area, hospitals are flooded with requests for antibody treatments, but many of these patients are being turned away; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Rutgers Students, Staff Required To Get Booster ShotsRutgers University just announced that all students and staff are required to get the COVID-19 booster as soon as possible.
Video Allegedly Shows Long Island Woman Illegally Vaccinating 17-Year-Old BoyThere's new video showing a Long Island woman who has no medical qualifications allegedly giving a teenager a COVID-19 vaccine; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
COVID Cases Rising In ConnecticutCoronavirus cases are on the rise in Connecticut.
Mayor Eric Adams Defends Keeping Schools Open Amid COVID SurgeMayor Eric Adams is defending his response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including having fully open schools. This comes as New Yorkers seek out places for COVID testing without the extremely long wait times; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
President Biden Announces New Efforts In Fight Against COVIDThe highly contagious Omicron variant continues to spread. The CDC says it now accounts for 99% of all new cases. President Joe Biden announced Tuesday he is investing more in the fight against COVID; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Special Report: President Biden Remarks On COVID Amid Surge In CasesPresident Joe Biden talked about the importance of masking, vaccines and boosters, and said there's no excuse for Americans to be unvaccinated at this point.
Gov. Ned Lamont Says Community Spread Rampant In ConnecticutLamont says his administration is working to give out at-home COVID tests.
Some Schools In The Suburbs Decide To Go All-Remote TemporarilyMany suburban school districts in our area are starting the New Year by going remote. Dozens of districts in New Jersey, Long Island and Westchester have COVID cancelations of in-person instruction. CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
NYC Mayor: Students Are Safest Back At SchoolAmid a soaring number of COVID-19 cases, New York City public schools returned to the classroom Monday following the holiday break. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
For Some N.J. Students, It's Back To School; Others Are Learning RemotelyIt was back to school on Monday for kids in New Jersey, though not everyone was in the classroom. Some districts started off the new year with remote learning. CBS2’s Kevin Rincon reports.
New Jersey, Long Island Trying To Cut Back On COVID Test Wait TimesMore and more people are lining up to get COVID tests, but some changes in the Tri-State Area seem to be cutting wait times, for now; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
New Yorkers Scale Back New Year's Eve Plans Due To COVID SurgeThe New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square was scaled down this year because of COVID concerns, and some people hosting parties did the same thing; CBS2's Thalia Perez reports.
Health Officials Concerned As COVID Cases Continue To Rise In Record-Breaking NumbersThe year is ending with another round of record numbers of COVID cases, and this has New York's governor extending the indoor mask mandate and making new vaccine rules for some college students; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
CT Receives Shipment Of At-Home COVID-19 TestsConnecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says 465,000 at-home rapid COVID tests arrived Friday and more are on the way.
First Federal COVID Testing Site Opens In New JerseyNew Jersey is reporting more than 28,000 new COVID cases. Friday, Gov. Phil Murphy toured the state's first federal COVID testing site; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Gov. Kathy Hochul Unveils Plan To Stop Winter COVID SurgeWith the Omicron variant spreading and New York breaking yet another record for people testing positive, Gov. Kathy Hochul unveiled what she calls her "Winter Surge Plan 2.0." CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has the story.
Experts Weigh In On The Best Face Mask To Protect Against OmicronWith COVID-19 infection numbers jumping from the Omicron variant, it's a good time to consider or maybe reconsider what mask you are wearing to protect yourself and those around you; CBS2's Thalia Perez reports.