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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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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.

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.

Mass. reports 2,225 new confirmed coronavirus cases, 20 new deaths

The state also said 40,449 people were estimated to have active cases of the potentially deadly virus.

Rhode Island nursing home group calls for more coronavirus testing

In the spring, someone going from a hospital to a nursing home needed to test negative twice before being admitted, but the state cut that back to one negative test in August, the Rhode Island Health Care Association said Monday.

Keep the mask: A vaccine won’t end the US crisis right away

Despite the expected arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in just a few weeks, it could take several months — probably well into 2021 — before things get back to something close to normal in the US.

Here’s the throwback story behind Revere’s infomercial-style video for COVID-19 testing

City officials are relying on a more lighthearted method of boosting public awareness: by reprising the role of a satirical character from a popular YouTube video that’s nearly a decade old.