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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports average of 88 coronavirus cases in last seven days

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
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 60 new coronavirus cases

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
June 25, 2021

Massachusetts reported 60 new coronavirus cases Friday, down from the 78 cases reported Thursday. 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 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 Gov. Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 472 new coronavirus cases, zero COVID-19 deaths

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
May 11, 2021

Massachusetts reported 472 new coronavirus cases Tuesday, up slightly from the 446 new infections reported Monday. The death toll rose by zero.  Tuesday’s report marks the first time zero COVID-19...

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 1,678 new coronavirus cases

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
March 21, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,678 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a slight decline from the 1,880 new infections reported Saturday. The death toll rose by 33.  Cases in the state have steadily declined over...

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

Emerson reports 2 new positive COVID-19 tests, semester total nearing 100

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
March 16, 2021

Emerson reported two new positive COVID-19 tests on Monday out of the 1,261 tests administered Monday, leaving the college’s cumulative positive tests at 158. Emerson’s cumulative testing total sits...

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

Massachusetts reports 1,413 new coronavirus cases

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
March 10, 2021

Massachusetts reported 1,413 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, a significant rise from the 1,006 new infections reported Tuesday. The death toll rose by 53.  Cases in the state have steadily declined...

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