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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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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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Here’s what can reopen in Mass. during Phases 2, 3, and 4

Since the first reopening plan was released in mid-May, officials have clarified this week what exactly can reopen come Phase 2. Here’s a look at what businesses and sectors fall into that phase.

Mount Auburn Hospital study suggests warmer weather could cause ‘modest’ decline in coronavirus

A new study led by researchers at Mount Auburn Hospital suggests warmer temperatures may decrease the spread of the coronavirus, but it warns that the effect is modest and appears to wane after the temperature rises above 52 degrees. It also cautions that society shouldn’t let its guard down.

With no official guidance, houses of worship hit a cautious note on singing

Government is mum on the dangers of singing during the coronavirus crisis, leaving faith leaders to find their own way.

Members of the Boston City Council

Boston needs to adopt a planning equity standard

The city needs to set a standard that makes clear to developers that their bottom line is not more important than building a stronger and more equitable Boston.