This comes as the Ohio Department of Health reported Monday that more than 33% of the state’s population have been fully vaccinated.

Governor Mike DeWine issued a new order for nursing home and assisted living employees during his briefing Monday.

Fully-vaccinated staff will be exempt from required routine testing. Employees that are not fully-vaccinated will have to be tested twice per week.

This

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In an update sent to families of VSL residents, Rydland called the recent post-vaccination infections — called “breakthrough cases” by public health workers — frustrating to all. However, with all 12 residents now fully recovered or well on their way to recovery, Molly Howell, immunization program manager for the North Dakota Department of Health, said that in a way, these breakthrough infections show that vaccines are working.

“What we’re seeing is that people who have a breakthrough infection are much less likely to have severe disease,” she said, noting that in a recent comparable outbreak of fully-vaccinated residents in a

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A New York Department of Health surveyor auditing a Bronx nursing home last week exposed residents and staff to COVID-19, a source told Fox News.

According to an employee at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home, a team of health department surveyors began auditing the facility on April 5. While department guidance “strongly encourages” all visitors be tested before entering a nursing home facility in New York, the source said surveyors declined testing on-site. Four days later, nursing home staff were told one surveyor had tested positive with COVID and was quarantined.

While the surveyors were working together in the building,

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Governor Cuomo repealed a controversial law that shielded nursing homes and other essential businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits Tuesday night.

The measure rolled back the “Emergency or Disaster Treatment Protection Act,” which granted health care facilities and workers liability immunity from negligence suits, and comes as Cuomo’s administration is under federal investigation for covering up some 9,000 COVID-19 related nursing home deaths last year.

The scandal — exclusively revealed by The Post — weakened Cuomo politically and led to calls for him to resign as sexual harassment accusations against him swirled in the wake of the report.

“As we near

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Fans returned to stadiums for the first time in over a year.

Stadiums across the country welcomed back fans Thursday for the first time in over a year, after teams played to mostly empty or cardboard cutout-filled stands last season due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Both the pandemic and inclement weather made for some day-of derailments. Thursday evening’s Washington Nationals home game against the New

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Detroit — Maurielle Lue, a newscaster with WJBK-TV, remains hospitalized with COVID-19, but may be on her way home soon, according to an Instagram post Friday.

“I am doing much better,” Lue, 36, the Fox 2 anchor, said near the start of the 24-minute video.

“I should be coming home soon,” she says about four minutes in.

She said she didn’t know anymore how long she had been hospitalized, but guessed it was about a week.

“COVID’ll get you,” Lue said.

Last week:Fox 2’s Maurielle Lue struggling with COVID-19

Tears welling up, Lue said: “I’m trying not to get

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