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BOSTON – The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Massachusetts fell below 2,000 this weekend, ticking down to a level the state’s hospitals had not seen since before Christmas. Hospitalizations had been climbing since the fall, and hit 2,428 as of Jan. 4. Data the Department of Public Health released Sunday showed 1,946 patients hospitalized […]
FOXBORO –  Massachusetts officials on Thursday opened up COVID-19 vaccination to the remaining groups prioritized in the first phase of the Baker administration’s vaccine distribution plan, expanding the eligibility to include home-based health care workers and health workers not involved in pandemic response. Gov. Charlie Baker made the announcement from Gillette Stadium, currently operating as […]
BOSTON – Vaccinations began in the state’s two soldiers’ homes on Tuesday, while the Department of Public Health reported 3,659 new cases and 58 recent deaths linked to the respiratory disease. About 60 percent of the 12,218 COVID-19 deaths in Massachusetts to date — a total that includes 11,958 deaths among people with test-confirmed COVID-19 […]
BOSTON – Retired teacher Shirley Nolan raised her arms aloft after receiving her first COVID-19 vaccine, exclaiming, “Hallelujah.” Nolan was the first resident of Boston’s Edgar P. Benjamin Healthcare Center to get the shot, a moment captured on video and publicized by state health officials as efforts began Monday to vaccinate long-term care residents in […]