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CDC warns of high virus risks in northeastern US

[ad_1] BOSTON — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Sunday that every county in the states of Connecticut and Massachusetts are the site of high or substantial transmission of the coronavirus. The rise of transmission in the two states mirrors a nationwide and regional trend. Some health …

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Massachusetts prison deals with inmate coronavirus outbreak

[ad_1] BOSTON (AP) — A maximum security prison in Massachusetts is battling a coronavirus outbreak among inmates, the state Department of Correction said. The agency said Wednesday that 29 inmates at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley have tested positive for COVID-19 this month. In addition, one inmate at the …

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CDC chief: Stats show COVID-19 cases spread ‘across the board’ | Coronavirus

[ad_1] Eighty-three percent of counties across the United States are now experiencing “high” or “substantial” transmission of COVID-19, and the seven-day national averages for new cases, hospitalizations and deaths are all up from the previous week, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. “Across the …

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Fully Vaccinated Can Spread Coronavirus Delta Variant, Says CDC

[ad_1] A Covid-19 outbreak in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, is showing why dropping of face mask and … [+] social distancing requirements may have been premature relaxation. Officials at Provincetown, MA, (pictured here) have now issued a new mask-wearing advisory for indoors regardless of vaccination status. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston …

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Vaccinated people can carry as much virus as others

[ad_1] In another dispiriting setback for the nation’s efforts to stamp out the coronavirus, scientists who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amount of the coronavirus as those who did not get the shots. Health officials …

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Five U.S. states had coronavirus infections even before first reported cases, study says

[ad_1] 3D art based in microscope images of the corona virus from the 2020 outbreak in Wuhan, China. Joao Paulo Burini | Getty Images At least seven people in five U.S. states were infected with the novel coronavirus weeks before the states reported their first cases, a large new government …

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Mass. reports lowest number of single day confirmed COVID-19 cases in more than a year

[ad_1] BOSTON (WPRI) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) reported 33 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, the lowest number reported in a single day since March 17, 2020. The state is reporting an estimated 2,695 active cases, with 662,911 total confirmed cases overall. New COVID-19 cases are declining across …

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No New Deaths Reported, Only 33 New Cases – NECN

[ad_1] Massachusetts health officials reported no new coronavirus deaths on Sunday for only the fourth time since deaths were first reported during the pandemic in the commonwealth. The last time the state had a rare no deaths day was on May 11, according to Massachusetts Department of Public Health records. …

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Mass. Confirms 121 New COVID Cases, 8 More Deaths; Test Rate Under 0.5% – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Massachusetts health officials reported no new coronavirus deaths on Sunday for only the fourth time since deaths were first reported during the pandemic in the commonwealth. The last time the state had a rare no deaths day was on May 11, according to Massachusetts Department of Public Health records. …

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