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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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HEALTH

Seemingly overnight, a college neighborhood has become the epicenter of the coronavirus in Rhode Island

After 165 students from the college tested positive for COVID-19 over the past week, residents of Providence's Elmhurst neighborhood have mixed views on what should happen next.

Mass. reports 244 new confirmed coronavirus cases, 7 new deaths

The seven-day rate of positive tests stayed steady at 0.8 percent, which is the lowest observed figure for that metric.

CDC deletes new guidance saying COVID-19 can spread beyond 6 feet

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday removed an update to its website that warned of “growing evidence” that the coronavirus can spread beyond 6 feet, particularly in indoor environments without good ventilation.

HEALTH

Providence College discovers another 41 COVID-19 cases among students, bringing the total to 165 in the past week

School and state health officials are scrambling to contain the outbreak on and around the Providence campus; the cause is still a mystery.

Analysis

US death toll from COVID-19 to hit 200,000

The number of US deaths from the novel coronavirus is set to clear the outer band of President Trump’s projections: 200,000, according to the official tally, though the real number is certainly higher.

HEALTH

R.I. health officials swoop into Providence neighborhood where 124 students now have COVID-19

Providence College issued a stay-at-home order and will shift to full remote learning until at least Sept. 26 as state health officials opened case investigations and ramped up contract tracing to try to contain the outbreak.

Ezekiel Emanuel, James Phillips, and Saskia Popescu

Can in-person voting be made safe enough during the coronavirus pandemic? Yes

In-person voting is safe and can be made as low risk as other everyday activities.

The latest COVID-19 numbers from Massachusetts

Here's a look at the latest coronavirus numbers in Massachusetts, including case numbers, deaths, demographics, and more.