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

A sign on the window of Emersons coronavirus testing site at Tufts Medical Center.

Emerson reports four COVID-19 cases on Friday

By Adri Pray, News Editor
March 25, 2022

On Friday, Emerson reported four COVID-19 cases of the 515 tests administered, setting the daily positivity rate at 0.78 percent. The college also adjusted Thursday’s numbers to reflect four cases...

Emerson Los Angeles COVID-19 numbers reach new heights

Emerson Los Angeles COVID-19 numbers reach new heights

By Adri Pray, News Editor
February 16, 2022

Emerson’s Los Angeles campus is recovering from the surge of COVID-19 cases it experienced at the onset of the spring semester, which eclipsed all of the college’s cases last fall. The campus, which...

The exterior of the COVID testing site.

Emerson finished January with a 0.60 weekly percent positivity rate, lowest seen since fall 2021 semester

By Adri Pray, News Editor
February 1, 2022

On Monday, Emerson reported five positive COVID-19 cases of the 689 administered over Friday and Sunday, no information was readily available for Saturday. From Jan. 24 to Jan. 30, 5,638 tests were...

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

Friday’s 0.50 percent daily COVID-19 positivity rate marks fourth consecutive day below 1 percent

By Adri Pray, News Editor
January 29, 2022

Emerson reported 5 positive COVID-19 cases on Friday of the 1,006 tests administered, setting the daily positivity rate at 0.50 percent, the fourth consecutive day below one percent. The college also...

Emersons COVID-19 testing center at the corner of Kneeland Street and Harrison Ave.

Friday sees 11 new COVID-19 cases, lowest single-day this week

By Adri Pray, News Editor
January 21, 2022

Emerson reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the lowest single-day number this week, and set the daily positivity rate at 1.11 percent. Friday’s update also reported that 16 community members...

COVID lead Erik Muurisepp sits at his desk on the fourth floor of the Walker Building.

‘Learning to live with the virus’: Emerson reports 31 positive COVID-19 cases Tuesday

By Adri Pray, News Editor
January 21, 2022

Emerson College has reported 332 positive COVID-19 cases since the start of the spring semester—the highest numbers since the beginning of the pandemic—and currently sits at a 3.20 percent positivity...

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

Emerson reports 228 positive cases within 10 day period

By Adri Pray, News Editor
January 13, 2022

An unprecedented 228 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported at Emerson in the ten days since the commencement of the spring 2022 semester. Cumulatively, Emerson has administered 5,015 tests since...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 60,986 new coronavirus cases

By Adri Pray, News Editor
January 10, 2022

Massachusetts reported 60,986 new coronavirus cases Monday, the first COVID-19 report given by the state since Friday. The death toll rose by 53.  Massachusetts has been experiencing a wintertime surge,...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 100 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 8, 2021

Massachusetts reported 100 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, up from the 89 cases reported Monday. The death toll rose by two. Tuesday’s report marks the second time this week cases have been under 200—a...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 126 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 6, 2021

Massachusetts reported 126 new coronavirus cases Sunday, down from the 216 cases reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 4. Sunday’s report marks the fifth time this week cases have been below 200....

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 538 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
May 20, 2021

Massachusetts reported 538 new coronavirus cases Thursday, a rise from the 425 new infections reported Wednesday. The death toll rose by 9. Thursday’s report marks the first time this week that cases...

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 657 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
May 15, 2021

Massachusetts reported 657 new coronavirus cases Saturday, a rise from the 337 new infections reported Friday. The death toll rose by 5.  Due to the Department of Public Health’s "reporting lag from...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 446 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
May 10, 2021

Massachusetts reported 446 new coronavirus cases Monday, down from the 655 new infections reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 14.  Monday’s total marks the lowest cases since Oct. 10 and the...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 795 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
May 8, 2021

Massachusetts reported 795 new coronavirus cases Saturday, a significant decline from the 881 new infections reported Friday. The death toll rose by 8.  Saturday’s total marks the fifth day this...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 881 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
May 7, 2021

Massachusetts reported 881 new coronavirus cases Friday, a significant decline from the 1,004 new infections reported Thursday. The death toll rose by 5.  Friday’s total marks the fourth day this...

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