Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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...

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Massachusetts reports 337 new coronavirus cases, large laboratory reporting lag

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
May 14, 2021

Massachusetts reported 337 new coronavirus cases Friday, down by nearly half from the 616 new infections reported Thursday. The death toll rose by 18.  The Department of Public Health cited a "reporting...

Massachusetts reports 1,480 new coronavirus cases

Massachusetts reports 1,480 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
February 15, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,480 new coronavirus cases Monday, down from the 1,820 new infections reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 32.  The 1,276 new cases reported Feb. 8 marked the lowest number...

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