Ulster County executive reactivates county’s emergency operation center after recent spike in COVID-19 cases

A recent spike in COVID-19 cases puts Ulster County at over 100 active cases for the first time since May 24.

News 12 Staff

Jul 28, 2021, 3:09 AM

Updated 991 days ago

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A recent spike in COVID-19 cases puts Ulster County at over 100 active cases for the first time since May 24.
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan said that as a result, he is re-activating Ulster County’s Emergency Operation Center to evaluate next steps.
“While we have made great strides in fighting this virus, we are not out of the woods yet, and the delta variant poses a real threat to our ability to fully recover from the pandemic. The science is clear, the new variant is spreading at an alarming rate, and it is overwhelmingly impacting those who have yet to be vaccinated. We are all in this together, and I am asking everyone who has yet to receive the vaccine to do so for their neighbors, their family, and themselves,” said Ryan.
Stay with News 12 for the latest on what those next steps will be.


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