If you've been paying attention to the news, you know that here in the Capital Region, we have seen an uptick in Coronavirus cases. That uptick has hit 11 restaurants in Albany County, which staff members testing positive for the virus. According to the Albany Times Union, nine of the cases are in the City of Albany while one is in Feura Bush and the other in Colonie. The restaurants affected are The affected Albany restaurants and bars are New World Bistro Bar and Susie’s on Delaware Avenue, The Bishop and the Albany Pump Station downtown, Albany Ale & Oyster on New Scotland Avenue, Lost & Found in the warehouse district and, on Lark Street, Pint Sized, Post and Savoy Taproom. Those are all in the City of Albany. In Feura Bush, the Track 32 Italian Pub announced a positive case and in Colonie, there was a positive staff member at Toro Cantina. All of the restaurants plan to open sometime between today and Monday after extensive cleanings and staff quarantines when necessary. Obviously if you ate at one of those restaurants recently, please self monitor and self quarantine if necessary, and consider getting a Covid test. As we move into the colder weather, this is probably going to happen more often which is why we must stay vigilant. Wear your mask, wash your hands and use hand sanitizer. Let's all be safe. Again, you can find out more about the restaurants closing by clicking here.