Coronavirus

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, 104.5 The Team 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.

Jets And Giants Fans Will Get To Return To MetLife In 2021
Last season didn't provide a ton of wins for either the Jets or the Giants but that wasn't the worst part of the 2020 NFL season. The worst part was Giants fans couldn't cheer on their improved team that was in a playoff hunt right down to the wire and Jets fans couldn't let Adam…
Albany County Cleared To Begin High-Risk School Sports
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McCoy: High Risk High School Sports Will Have To Wait
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COVID-19 Puts UAlbany Men’s Basketball On Temporary Pause
The University of Albany Men's Basketball program received tough news today that they would be forced to go back on pause. A Tier One member of the program has tested positive for COVID-19. Tier One consists of coaches, players, managers and any staff that comes into direct contact with the tea…
Cuomo Supports Mobile Sports Betting…Finally
The state of gambling in New York has confused me for years now. In a state where you can play the lottery, Quick Draw, scratch-off tickets, and bet horses we couldn't legally bet sports. As a guy that enjoys a wager on games now and then I was thrilled when Rivers Casino and Resort was able to…

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