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New York lost 1 million jobs in 2020 due to COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Here's why New Yorkers need to get a whole lot more coronavirus vaccine: the economy is in the tank. New York State shed 1 million jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 amid lockdowns and meltdowns in tourism and business activity, a sobering new report reveals. That means 10 percent of the state workforce vanished...
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New York state is running 1,000 genome tests per week to look for new Covid variants

New York state is running 1,000 genome tests per week to look for new Covid variants

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

New York state is running about 1,000 genome tests per week to look for new, more infectious Covid variants, the state's chief physician Howard Zucker said at a press conference Friday.
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