Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emersons COVID-19 testing center.

Emerson reports 14 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

By Adri Pray, News Editor
April 27, 2022

On Wednesday, Emerson reported 14 COVID-19 cases for Tuesday of the 682 tests administered, setting the daily positivity rate at 2.05 percent. The college reported 38 community members in on-campus...

A sign of the COVID testing site of Emerson College and Tufts University.

Emerson surpasses 500 COVID-19 cases for the spring 2022 semester

By Adri Pray, News Editor
February 25, 2022

Emerson broke 500 COVID-19 positives on Friday, the highest-ever semester total since the onset of the pandemic.  The college reported 11 COVID-19 tests of the 882 tests administered, setting the daily...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports average of 88 coronavirus cases in last seven days

By Camilo Fonseca, Content Managing Editor
July 4, 2021

Between June 28 and July 4, Massachusetts reported an average of 88 cases each day. In the same seven-day period, the death toll rose by 8.  Massachusetts did not report data for July 3 or 4, due to...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 31 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 27, 2021

Massachusetts reported 31 new coronavirus cases Sunday, down from the 56 cases reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 1. Cases have fallen below the 100 mark every day since June 13—a mark the...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 56 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 26, 2021

Massachusetts reported 56 new coronavirus cases Saturday, down from the 60 cases reported Friday. The death toll rose by 2. Cases have fallen below the 100 mark every day since June 13—a mark the...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 48 new coronavirus cases

By Camilo Fonseca, Content Managing Editor
June 21, 2021

Massachusetts reported 48 new coronavirus cases Monday, a rise from the 41 cases reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 5. Cases have fallen below 100 for the past eight days, and have not topped the...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 41 new coronavirus cases

By Camilo Fonseca, Content Managing Editor
June 20, 2021

Massachusetts reported 41 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a decline from the 91 cases reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 5. Cases have consistently fallen below 100 for the last week, and have...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 91 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 19, 2021

Massachusetts reported 91 new coronavirus cases Saturday, a rise from the 71 cases reported Friday. The death toll rose by 6. Cases have fallen below 100 each day in the past week, and have not topped...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 71 new coronavirus cases

By Camilo Fonseca, Content Managing Editor
June 18, 2021

Massachusetts reported 71 new coronavirus cases Friday, a decline from the 82 cases reported Thursday. The death toll rose by 3. Friday's report marks the sixth consecutive day that cases have fallen...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 82 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 17, 2021

Massachusetts reported 82 new coronavirus cases Thursday, up from the 56 cases reported Wednesday. The death toll rose by 3. Thursday’s report marks the highest cases have reached in the past five...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 56 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 16, 2021

Massachusetts reported 56 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, up from the 55 cases reported Tuesday. The death toll rose by 4. Cases statewide have continued to plummet in recent weeks — regularly falling...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 85 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 10, 2021

Massachusetts reported 85 new coronavirus cases Thursday, down from the 116 cases reported Wednesday. The death toll rose by 7. Thursday’s report marks the lowest cases have reached since July 19,...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 481 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
May 3, 2021

Massachusetts reported 481 new coronavirus cases Monday, a sharp decline from the 786 new infections reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 18, an increase from the four deaths reported Sunday. Monday’s...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 786 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
May 2, 2021

Massachusetts reported 786 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a sharp decline from the 1,115 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 4. Sunday’s total marks the first time since Oct.18...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 1,179 new coronavirus cases

By frankie rowley, Content Managing Editor
April 30, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,179 new coronavirus cases Friday, a slight decline from the 1,260 new infections reported Thursday. The death toll rose by 16. Friday’s total marks the third time cases have...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 821 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
April 26, 2021

Massachusetts reported 821 new coronavirus cases Monday, a sharp decline from the 1,085 new infections reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 12. Monday’s total is the first time cases have dipped...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 1,085 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
April 25, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,085 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a decline from the 1,386 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 6. Sunday's total is the sixth time this week cases have...

Emersons testing site is located at a Tufts Medical Center facility on the corner of Harrison Ave. and Kneeland St.

Emerson reports no new positive COVID-19 tests, third time this week

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
April 22, 2021

Emerson reported no new positive COVID-19 tests Thursday out of the 961 tests administered Wednesday, the first time no positives have been reported over a three-day period since March 12 to 14.   The...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. speaking at a COVID-19 update inside the Massachusetts State House.

Massachusetts reports 1,370 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
April 21, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,370 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, a significant rise from the 968 new infections reported Tuesday. The death toll rose by 13. Wednesday’s total is the second time this...

Students walking on Boston Common.

Vaccine rollout progressing, health experts foresee a return to normal in the fall

By Camilo Fonseca, Content Managing Editor
March 18, 2021

Public health experts say there appears to be a “light at the end of the tunnel” shining for college campuses after a year of restrictions, social distancing, and online learning—but warn that administrators...

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