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    WAER News
    State health commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett says there’s no set date to get rid of New York’s COVID-19 pandemic mask mandate for schoolchildren. Bassett addressed the hot-button issue as she testified at a joint legislative budget hearing Tuesday.
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    New York continues to break records for residents testing positive for the coronavirus, even though there is a shortage of at-home tests and there can be long waits at testing centers. Governor Kathy Hochul says more access to testing is coming.