Category: COVID Newsletters

Update: COVID-19 Weekly News Archive

COVID weekly newsletter (5/13)

Friends, It’s Thursday, May 13, 2021. Welcome to my weekly COVID-19 newsletter. Here are the bullets for NYC according to nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker, the New York State COVID testing dashboard, and the NYC Dept. of Health: Manhattan:
  • 136,507 cumulative confirmed cases (+828 since last week)
  • 4,435 cumulative deaths (+29 since last week)
  • .7% seven-day positivity average (down from .9% last week)
  • 145,882 adults (11%)
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COVID weekly newsletter (5/6)

Friends, It’s Thursday, May 6, 2021. Welcome to my weekly COVID-19 newsletter. Here are the bullets for NYC according to nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker, the New York State COVID testing dashboard, and the NYC Dept. of Health: Manhattan:
  • 135,679 cumulative confirmed cases (+1,138 since last week)
  • 4,406 cumulative deaths (+27 since last week)
  • .9% seven-day positivity average (down from 1.2% last week)
  • 195,539 adults (14%)
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Manhattan weekly newsletter (5/3)

Friends, Below is a round-up of events and announcements for Manhattan this week. Check your inbox Thursday for more COVID updates. (If you’re not yet subscribed, sign up here.)   NEW INFO With the June 22 primary election less than two months away and Manhattanites still new to ranked choice voting, I’m hosting a virtual seminar about the new voting process next Tuesday (5/11) at 6:30. We’ll cover what Read more

COVID weekly newsletter (4/29)

Friends, It’s Thursday, April 29, 2021. Welcome to my weekly COVID-19 newsletter. Here are the bullets for NYC according to nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker, the New York State COVID testing dashboard, and the NYC Dept. of Health: Manhattan:
  • 134,541 cumulative confirmed cases (+1,499 since last week)
  • 4,379 cumulative deaths (+37 since last week– but Tuesday, 4/27 was the first day since early January with no
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Manhattan weekly newsletter (4/27)

Friends, Below is a round-up of events and announcements for Manhattan this week. Check your inbox Thursday for more COVID updates. (If you’re not yet subscribed, sign up here.)   NEW INFO K-8 applications are now open for Summer Rising, the City’s new, free academic and enrichment summer program that creates a bridge back to school. Summer Rising combines academic classes, field trips, arts activities, and outdoor recreation. Read more

COVID weekly newsletter (4/22)

Friends, It’s Thursday, April 22, 2021. Welcome to my weekly COVID-19 newsletter, and happy Earth Day. Here are the bullets for NYC according to nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker, the New York State COVID testing dashboard, and the NYC Dept. of Health: Manhattan:
  • 133,042 cumulative confirmed cases (+2,658 since last week)
  • 4,342 cumulative deaths (+36 since last week)
  • 1.9% seven-day positivity average (down from 2.1% last
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Manhattan weekly newsletter (4/19)

Friends, Below is a round-up of events and announcements for Manhattan this week. Check your inbox Thursday for more COVID updates. (If you’re not yet subscribed, sign up here.)   NEW INFO All New Yorkers 50+ and a companion can walk in to these City-run sites and get vaccinated on the spot (no appointment necessary).  Restaurant workers 18+ can get vaccinated this Wednesday-Saturday (4/21-24) at 158 Worth St. Read more

COVID weekly newsletter (4/15)

Friends, It’s Thursday, April 15, 2021. Welcome to my weekly COVID-19 newsletter. Here are the bullets for NYC according to nonprofit news site TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker, the New York State COVID testing dashboard, and the NYC Dept. of Health: Manhattan:
  • 130,384 cumulative confirmed cases (+3,171 since last week)
  • 4,306 cumulative deaths (+48 since last week)
  • 2.1% seven-day positivity average (down from 2.5% last week)
  • 265,375 adults (19%)
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Manhattan weekly newsletter (4/12)

Friends, Below is a round-up of events and announcements for Manhattan this week. Check your inbox Thursday for more COVID updates. (If you’re not yet subscribed, sign up here.)   COMMENT Last Wednesday (4/7), I testified about how the City can better serve seniors living in NYCHA developments, such as making the vaccine more accessible to NYCHA seniors, establishing a NYCHA liaison within the Dept. for the Aging, and Read more

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