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By adamg - 12/5/20 - 7:24 pm

Massachusetts today reported 5,356 new Covid-19 cases, the third day in a row numbers have exceeded 5,000 - far exceeding even the highest numbers seen during the spring surge. Read more.

By adamg - 12/3/20 - 6:41 pm

Massachusetts today reported 5,797 more positive Covid-19 test results, up from yesterday's previous record of 4,613. Read more.

By adamg - 12/3/20 - 1:36 pm

COVID-19 Media Availability 12-3-20

Mayor Walsh said today that Boston has seen "a significant uptake in the last couple of days" in Covid-19 numbers: 825 new cases reported over those two days. Read more.

By adamg - 12/2/20 - 8:42 pm

Massachusetts today reported 4,613 new Covid-19 cases, far higher than any day during the spring surge and close to 1,000 cases higher than the daily record set in mid-November. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/20 - 10:18 pm

People who want a Covid-19 test will be able to walk up for a free test, no questions asked, at the Anna Mae Cole Community Center, 10 Lamartine St. Ext. between 3 and 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/20 - 2:11 pm

The owner of New Moon Villa on Edinboro Street in Chinatown had to answer a citation today for a Nov. 10 incident in which licensing detectives found three patrons dancing inside while sipping from the bottles of tequila and cognac they brought in with them - half an hour after the restaurant was supposed to be shut due to the state's current Covid-19 regulations. Read more.

By adamg - 11/28/20 - 9:25 pm
Hospitalization rate due to Covid-19 going up

Today's Massachusetts Covid-19 report shows 1,045 people in the hospital with the virus, the first time the state has reached that number since June 15. Read more.

By adamg - 11/28/20 - 4:46 pm

A few days ago, Terri Nelson noted numerous negative reviews from "angry ladies" on the Yankee Candle Web site complaining that their newly acquired scented candles have no scent. Read more.

By adamg - 11/25/20 - 1:37 pm

COVID-19 Media Availability 11-25-20

Mayor Walsh said today that the percentage of people testing positive on Covid-19 tests had dropped to 4% for the week ending Nov. 20 over the week before, the first time numbers have dropped in at least five weeks. Read more.

By adamg - 11/24/20 - 3:58 pm

Attorney General Maura Healey today announced a lawsuit against Boston Sports Club after "repeated failures" to honor requests for membership cancellations and refunds in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more.

By adamg - 11/24/20 - 9:28 am

Wonder Bar on Harvard Avenue in Allston announced yesterday it will never re-open. You can figure out why.

By adamg - 11/23/20 - 11:49 pm

The Cooperative Bank reports it's shut its West Roxbury branch until Dec. 4 due to Covid-19 and that starting Friday, the lobbies at its Charlestown, Roslindale and Jamaica Plain Branches will be closed to customers. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/20 - 2:01 pm

Get Back Mass (:30 General)

Gov. Baker announced the new campaign at a Covid-19 press conference today. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/20 - 1:48 pm

A federal judge today dismissed a Weymouth man's suit against Charlie Baker and Maura Healey over this spring's Covid-19 orders because the man did not show any direct harm to himself in the orders, something that's required for a lawsuit in federal court. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/20 - 1:05 pm

The Massachusetts court system announced today it's going to have as many employees work at home next week and will reduce the number of in-person hearings at the state's trial courts to try to deter Covid-19 being spread by the newly infected but still asymptomatic. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/20 - 9:59 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Villa Mexico on Water Street has closed, but hopes to re-open on Jan. 11.

By adamg - 11/20/20 - 9:59 am

Two companies that run walking tours of Salem are suing the state over Covid-19 orders that effectively limit the size of their gatherings to just a dozen people, saying that's an impermissible violation of their free-speech rights under the First Amendment. Read more.

By adamg - 11/19/20 - 10:16 pm
Massachusetts today had 917 people hospitalized for Covid-19, compared to 342 a month ago.

Number of people in the hospital due to Covid-19 each day.

Massachusetts today reported 917 people hospitalized with Covid-19, up from 885 yesterday - and up 168% from the 342 people reported on Oct. 19. Read more.

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