Surge in COVID-19 prompts state of emergency in Middletown
Rising cases of COVID-19 in Orange County have led Middletown's mayor to declare a state of emergency.
It will be in effect for one month until Feb. 4.
As part of the declaration, the city will be supplied rapid self-tests for workers experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
The mayor will be able to request self-tests for city employees.
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