On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan, China. The disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused by a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. As the outbreak continues to have an effect on Capital Region communities, Q105.7 is committed to bringing you the latest developments, resources, and information to assist in this time of social distancing. Bookmark this page to stay updated with COVID-19 and how it affects the Albany, Saratoga, Troy and other areas.
Kansas Find New ‘Intensity’ During First Post-COVID Live Show
Band was unable to rehearse together before show, founding member tells UCR in new interview.
Johnny Van Zant Quarantining After Contracting COVID-19
Lynyrd Skynyrd singer cautions fans to "wear your mask" following his diagnosis.
Ted Nugent on COVID-19 Fight: ‘I Didn’t Think I Was Gonna Make It’
'I've never been so scared in all my life,' a now-recovering Nugent stated.
Increased Capacity For Concerts, Movie Theaters and Stadiums
Governor Cuomo just announced that Monday, April 26th current capacities for movie theaters, stadiums, arenas, museums, and zoos will all be increasing.
Ted Nugent Says He ‘Officially Tested Positive for COVID-19’
"I thought I was dying," the rocker admitted while announcing the news.
Sports Arenas, Museums, Zoos And Movie Theaters About To Expand Capacity
Great news for fans of the Nets, Knicks, Islanders, Rangers, and Albany Empire. In today's coronavirus press briefing, Governor Andrew Cuomo said the current 10% capacity limit set on all indoor sports arenas in New York state will increase to 25% on Wednesday, May 19th. This is great news for …
Judas Priest’s Rob Halford Urges Fans to Get COVID-19 Vaccination
Rocker encourages people to get "the jab" so that live music can return quickly.
Paramount Moves Up ‘Snake Eyes,’ Delays ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ and ‘M:I 7’
‘Mission: Impossible 7’ and ‘8’ are delayed as well.
‘Black Widow’ Will Premiere on Disney Plus on July 9
It will open in theaters on that day as well.
New Yorkers 50 and Older Can Get Vaccinated Starting Tomorrow
Governor Cuomo just announced that now all individuals over the age of 50 are now eligible to get their Covid-19 vaccination starting tomorrow, March 23rd.
‘The Last Cruise’ Documentary Takes You Back To The Early Days Of The COVID-19 Pandemic
It follows the story of the 'Diamond Princess'