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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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...

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

Emerson reports first positive COVID-19 test of summer session

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
May 27, 2021

Emerson reported one positive COVID-19 test on Thursday out of the 52 tests administered on Wednesday. Zero students were reported to be in on-campus isolation or quarantine.  Thursday’s update marks...

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...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 1,386 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
April 24, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,386 new coronavirus cases Saturday, a decline from the 1,452 new infections reported Friday. The death toll rose by 12. Saturday's total is the fifth time this week cases have...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 2,301 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 26, 2021

Massachusetts reported 2,301 new coronavirus cases Friday, a rise from the 2,274 new infections reported Thursday. The death toll rose by 40.  Thursday and Friday’s case totals mark the first time...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 1,508 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
March 14, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,508 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a decline from the 1,548 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 30.  Cases in the state have steadily declined over the...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 1,319 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 9, 2021

Emerson reported three new positive COVID-19 tests on Tuesday out of the 1,188 tests administered on Monday and three tests administered on Sunday. The college’s cumulative positive tests since testing...

Massachusetts reports 2,546 new cases, 46 deaths

Massachusetts reports 2,546 new cases, 46 deaths

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
January 31, 2021

Massachusetts reported 2,546 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a sharp decrease from the 3,957 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 46, a decline from Saturday’s 87. Mayor Martin J....

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The Max to remain closed until Wednesday due to positive COVID-19 test

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 26, 2021

The Max will be closed until 5 p.m. on Wednesday due to a vendor employee testing positive for COVID-19. The closure, announced by Assistant Vice President for Campus Life and “COVID Lead” Erik...

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

Emerson reaches five positive coronavirus tests before spring semester begins

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 15, 2021

Emerson reported one positive out of 154 new COVID-19 tests administered on Jan. 14. The college has now reported five positive tests out of the 688 tests administered during the Spring 2021 testing period.  The...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 5,545 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 14, 2021

Emerson reported three new positive coronavirus cases out of 286 number of new tests administered on Jan.12 and Jan. 13. The college has now reported four positives out of the 534 tests administered during...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 5,278 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 13, 2021

Emerson reported one new positive out of 253 new tests administered on Jan. 11 and 12, marking the first time Emerson’s dashboard has been updated since Dec. 22, a full three weeks where no new data...

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 4,906 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 12, 2021

Massachusetts reported 4,906 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, a rise from the 4,239 new infections reported Monday. The death toll rose by 67.  Tuesday marks the second time since Jan. 3 that cases have...

Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 4,239 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 11, 2021

Massachusetts reported 4,239 new coronavirus cases Monday, a dramatic decline from the 5,396 new infections reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 54.  Monday is the first time since Jan. 3 that cases...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 7,635 new coronavirus cases, highest single-day total of pandemic

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
January 8, 2021

Massachusetts reported 7,635 new coronavirus cases Friday, marking the highest single-day total since the pandemic began and an uptick from the 7,136 new infections reported Thursday. The death toll rose...

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