Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Gov. Charlie Baker to Provide COVID-19 Update – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is scheduled to give a coronavirus update on Wednesday. He is scheduled to speak at 12 p.m. from the State House. Download our free mobile app for iOS or Android to get the latest breaking news and in-depth coverage of COVID-19. The governor last spoke …

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How Many Cases in New England – NBC Boston

[ad_1] As college students across New England return to campus for the fall semester, they’re all being tested for the coronavirus. And so far, more than 700 have tested positive at nearly 80 schools in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. A New York Times database is …

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Coronavirus Testing Lab Suspended by Mass. After False Positives – NBC Boston

[ad_1] A Boston-based coronavirus testing lab that counts dozens of nursing homes among its clients has been suspended by the state after it returned nearly 400 false positive tests, state officials say. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health opened an investigation in early August after it became aware of an …

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Mass. Reports 168 More Coronavirus Cases, 8 New Deaths on Tuesday – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Massachusetts reported eight new coronavirus deaths and 168 more cases Monday, pushing the state’s confirmed COVID-19 death toll to 8,933 and its confirmed caseload to 121,214. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued the new numbers around 4 p.m. The seven-day weighted average of positive tests was less than …

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Over 1,000 Cases Reported in Massachusetts Over Labor Day Weekend – NBC Boston

[ad_1] As Labor Day weekend unfolded at beaches and backyard barbecues around Massachusetts, more than 1,000 people were newly diagnosed with COVID-19, pushing the state’s total case count above 121,000 people six months into the global pandemic. The state Department of Public Health confirmed 416 new coronavirus cases Saturday, 370 …

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Coronavirus Tests Stopped At Orig3n In Boston After 383 False Positives – CBS Boston

[ad_1] BOSTON (CBS) – The state has stopped coronavirus testing at a Boston laboratory after investigators found more than 300 positive tests there were actually negative. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said Tuesday it started looking at Orig3n’s lab in the Seaport in early August because of “an unusually …

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New compliance effort underway in Mass. communities hit hard by coronavirus

[ad_1] Officials in Massachusetts are making efforts this Labor Day weekend to ensure that residents of communities hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic are taking the proper precautions.The state says about 35 field team members, mostly volunteers, have been out this weekend in 16 different locations throughout the five cities …

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Massachusetts Officials Cracking Down on Spread of Coronavirus Over Holiday Weekend – NBC Boston

[ad_1] State officials will be cracking down on the spread of the novel coronavirus over the holiday weekend, looking out for any large parties or gatherings that violate state guidelines. With Labor Day Weekend underway, and another beautiful day in the forecast, people have been heading out to beaches and …

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Mass. Confirms 393 More Coronavirus Cases, 17 New Deaths – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Massachusetts reported 393 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday and an additional 17 deaths. There have now been 8,870 confirmed deaths and 119,819 cases, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The percentage of coronavirus tests coming back positive, on average, has ticked down 0.9%, according to the report. …

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Governor Charlie Baker to Speak on COVID-19 Response – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Gov. Charlie Baker is expected to give an update on the coronavirus in Massachusetts on Thursday. He is scheduled to speak at 12 p.m. Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency Director Samantha Phillips and Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo are also …

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