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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 116 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 9, 2021

Massachusetts reported 116 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, up from the 100 cases reported Tuesday. The death toll rose by 5. Wednesday’s report marks the third time this week cases have been under...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 425 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley and Colin A. Young
May 19, 2021

Massachusetts reported 425 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, a rise from the 359 new infections reported Tuesday. The death toll rose by 14.  Wednesday’s report marks the third time this week that...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 359 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley and Colin A. Young
May 18, 2021

Massachusetts reported 359  new coronavirus cases Tuesday, a rise from the 281 new infections reported Monday. The death toll rose by 6.  Tuesday marks the second time this week that cases have dropped...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 1,476 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 23, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,476 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, a rise from the 1,103 new infections reported Monday. The death toll rose by 20.  Cases in the state have steadily declined over the past...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 892 new coronavirus cases, lowest since October

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 8, 2021

Massachusetts reported 892 new coronavirus cases Monday, a significant decline from the 1,281 new infections reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 18.  Cases within the state have steadily declined...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 1,281 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 7, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,281 new coronavirus cases Sunday, down from the 1,495 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 41.  COVID-19 cases have fallen below 2,000 in the state each...

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

Emerson reports 4 positive COVID-19 tests, bringing semester total to 89

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 4, 2021

Emerson reported four new positive COVID-19 tests out of 2,098 tests administered on March 2 and 3 on Thursday, bringing the college’s cumulative positive tests to 149. Emerson’s cumulative testing...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 1,316 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 21, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,316  new coronavirus cases Sunday, a sharp decline from the 1,822 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 46. Sunday marks the tenth day in a row cases have...

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

Emerson reaches 63 positive tests, breaking last semester’s total numbers

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 11, 2021

Emerson reported three new positive COVID-19 tests Thursday out of the 966 tests administered Wednesday. Since testing began on Aug. 6, the college’s cumulative positive tests sits at 123. Emerson’s...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 3,004 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 7, 2021

Massachusetts reported 3,004 new coronavirus cases Sunday, down from the 3,378 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 76.   The 1,968 cases reported Tuesday marked the lowest number...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 2,186 new coronavirus cases and 53 deaths

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 3, 2021

Massachusetts reported 2,186 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, a rise from the 1,968 new infections reported Tuesday. The death toll rose by 53, a slight rise from Tuesday’s 45.   Tuesday’s total...

Gov. Charlie Baker provides a COVID-19 update while touring the first responder vaccination site at the Worcester Senior Center on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.

Massachusetts surpasses 500,000 coronavirus cases one year after virus first discovered in state

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 1, 2021

Massachusetts reported 2,270 new coronavirus cases Monday, a slim decrease from the 2,546 new infections reported Sunday and enough to push the state’s cumulative total past 500,000 in the year since...

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

Massachusetts reports 3,957 new cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 30, 2021

Massachusetts reported 3,957 new coronavirus cases Saturday, a dramatic rise from the 2,781 new infections reported Friday. The death toll rose by 87, a decline from Friday’s 98.  Mayor Martin J....

Gov. Charlie Baker provides a COVID-19 update while touring the first responder vaccination site at the Worcester Senior Center on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.

Massachusetts reports 3,750 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 24, 2021

Massachusetts reported 3,750 new coronavirus cases Sunday, down from the 4,330 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 67. The state has seen an uptick in cases over the past few days...

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

Emerson reports six new positive tests, bringing spring total to 11

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 21, 2021

Emerson reported six new positive COVID-19 tests on Thursday, bringing the spring testing cycle’s total to 11. The new positives push the college's positivity rate to 0.68 percent before the majority...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 3,224 new coronavirus cases, lowest in two weeks

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 18, 2021

Massachusetts reported 3,224 new coronavirus cases Monday, a steep decline from the 4,283 new infections reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 52.  Monday marks the first time in two weeks that cases...

Marty Walsh speaks to reporters after casting a vote for Presidential Candidate Joe Biden at The Lower Mills branch of The Boston Public Library on November 3, 2020.

Boston sees highest single-day total of new coronavirus cases since spring

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 7, 2021

Wednesday’s spike in new COVID-19 cases was the largest Boston has seen in a single day since spring, Mayor Martin J. Walsh reported in a press conference on Thursday.  Walsh, delivering a COVID-19...

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