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Ulster County goes 24 hours without a new Covid-19 case

Ulster County goes 24 hours without a new Covid-19 case

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced today that Ulster County had zero new cases of COVID-19 over the last 24-hour period. This marks the first time this has occurred in Ulster County since the outbreak began in mid-March. 512 people were tested yesterday, with none of them testing positive for COVID-19. Since the pandemic began, 25,910 total Ulster County residents have been tested with 1,781 confirmed cases, 1,354 recovered and 344 currently active cases. 

Twelve-year-old boy airlifted following bicycle crash in Saugerties

Twelve-year-old boy airlifted following bicycle crash in Saugerties

Yesterday at 2:15 p.m., Saugerties Police responded 10 Oakledge Park Road in the Village of Saugerties, with DIAZ Ambulance to a report of a 12-year-old male that had fallen off his bicycle, striking his head on the pavement, sustaining a head injury, and becoming unconscious. Paramedics from DIAZ Ambulance treated the ten-year-old at the scene and then transported the child to the “Cow Flop” field across from the Cahill Elementary School, where the child was airlifted by helicopter for further treatment.