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.
New York Canadian Border Finally Being Cleared For Reopening
New York Border To Canada Finally Cleared For Reopening
Who in NY is Eligible to Receive the Covid Vaccine Booster Shot?
Center for Disease Control and Prevention has shown in studies that fully vaccinated people lose some of their immunity over time and that's the reason they are recommending these Pfizer booster shots.
New York Sets New COVID Requirements To Reopen Schools
Governor Hochul announced new requirements to safely reopen schools, including vaccination and testing requirements for all school personnel.
Paul Stanley Tests Positive for COVID, Kiss Postpone Show
Band and crew are entirely vaccinated and have been operating "in a bubble" while on tour.
Nikki Sixx Says He’s Happy Motley Crue Aren’t Touring During the Pandemic
The band's Stadium Tour has twice been postponed.
Mammoth WVH Cancel Two Shows Due to Positive COVID Test
Wolfgang Van Halen's group will pause their tour "out of an abundance of caution."
NY Dept of Education Recommends Canceling Some High School Sports
Now, the New York Education Department has made its recommendations in regards to the 2021-2022 reopening guidelines and they made recommendations for high school sports this year as well.
Bruce Dickinson Tests Positive for COVID Despite Being Vaccinated
"I’ve pretty much got no doubt that had I not had the vaccine, I could be in serious trouble.”
Stevie Nicks Cancels 2021 Concerts: ‘These Are Challenging Times’
Event adds its name to the growing list of 2021 concerts disrupted by the pandemic.
Gene Simmons: ‘I’m Not Worried if an Idiot Gets COVID and Dies’
Kiss rocker has no time for anti-vaxxers, but worries about others they may infect.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancel Gigs, Guitarist Tests Positive for COVID-19
“Rickey is home resting and responding well to treatment,” band writes in a statement announcing four affected shows.