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Baker details plan to reopen Massachusetts
The highly anticipated road map, which Baker laid out Monday, outlines four phases of re-opening, each lasting for at least three weeks. (Photo: Nicolaus Czarnecki/Pool, Video: Handout)
This is what it’s like to get tested for COVID-19
Somerville offered all residents free testing, regardless of whether they’re showing symptoms of COVID-19. So I took them up on the offer. (Video by Steve Annear and Shelby Lum|Globe Staff)
An hour on the COVID ICU overnight shift
Bianca Dintino's overnight shift as the COVID ICU charge nurse is a steady stream of patient alarms and PPE quick changes at Tufts Medical Center May 4. (Video by Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)

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With Mayor Walsh threatening a crackdown on gatherings of more than 10 people, the police blotter after the holiday might have a little more zing this year.

Mass. begins work on tracing app, but will it matter?

In the states where such apps are available, relatively few people bother to use them. And flaws in the design of the apps make them prone to false positive results, according to Ryan Calo, codirector of the Tech Policy Lab at the University of Washington.

Key metrics the state is monitoring for reopening

These charts show trends that Massachusetts officials say are key to moving the state through a multi-phase reopening plan.

The latest COVID-19 numbers from Massachusetts

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The state owes us an explanation of jobless claims fraud

Unfortunately, a surge in bogus claims here and in other states is making it hard to know exactly how many people are really losing their jobs and seeking benefits.

If you can’t smell Thanksgiving dinner, you shouldn’t be there, expert says

If you’re getting ready for Thanksgiving dinner and you can’t smell that juicy turkey or whatever delicacies your family prepares, you should skip the celebration.

COVID-19 isn’t the only thing that can land you in the ER this Thanksgiving

Health experts are urging Americans to stay home for Thanksgiving and celebrate only with members of their households to limit the spread of COVID-19 and keep emergency rooms from being overloaded. But accidents can and will still happen.

CDC considers shortening COVID-19 exposure quarantine from 14 days to 10, with a test

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering shortening the amount of time it recommends people who may have been exposed to COVID-19 quarantine, according to federal health officials.