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.
‘Halloween Kills,’ Delayed to 2021, Unveils First Teaser
The movie was pushed back to prevent a “compromised theatrical experience.”
Scorpions and Motorhead Drummer Mikkey Dee Says He Had COVID-19
Rocker lost 15 pounds during his one-month battle.
NYS Fitness Alliance Take Action To Open Safely When Permitted
The gyms of New York State were originally led to believe they would be able to open at some capacity during Phase 4 of Governor Andrew Cuomo's reopening plan. However when we reached Phase 4 on July 1st, 2020 the plan had changed. So now a group of gym and fitness center owners from across New…
Another Summer Bummer: ValleyCats Won't Play Ball This Year
It was announced today that Minor League Baseball will not be played this summer.
RPI Cancels Fall Sports For 2020 Season
We knew this was a possibility but I don't any of us really looked at this as a reality. RPI has decided to cancel their participation in all athletics and Intramural sports for the Fall season. Football, soccer, and other sports will all be put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sammy Hagar Says He'll Keep Tour Plans 'Safe and Responsible'
Red Rocker clarified his views on returning to touring amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
How Will New York Enforce The New 14-Day Quarantine Rule?
So how is New York going to enforce this 14-day quarantine?
Even In Phase Four, Outdoor Amusement Parks Still Can't Open
If you were planning to get out and have some family fun at an outdoor amusement park this summer, you're going to have to continue to wait a little longer.
Are You Using Toxic Hand Sanitizer? The FDA Has Announced Recall
Nine different hand sanitizers have been recalled by the FDA. If you have any of these, stop using them immediately.