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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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In virtual space, students slip through Boston schools’ fingers

Readers were stirred to write in response to reporting and commentary on data that show that at least 10,000 Boston students have not logged in to virtual learning in May.

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 looking at for the reopening

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

Restaurants could open as soon as June 8, if trends are still promising, officials say

Restaurants could open as soon as June 8, but only serving outside and only if the public health metrics continue to look good, state officials said.

Mass. will resume enforcement of bottle redemption law next week

Automated machines must be operating by June 5; over-the-counter collection starts June 19.

R.I.'s Phase 2 starts Monday as new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations fall

Gyms, restaurants, barber shops, and hairdressers can reopen Monday under new rules and restrictions. Houses of worship can open Saturday at 25 percent capacity. Twin River Casino will open June 8 by invitation only, requiring masks and social distancing. But there are still no visitors allowed at nursing homes or assisted living facilities.

CDC: Employers should consider encouraging workers to drive to work

The CDC is suggesting that employers consider encouraging office workers to commute by car or by single-person ride-sharing vehicle.