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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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Some COVID-19 restaurant restrictions lift today in Mass. Here’s a look at what that means

Starting Monday, the state is slightly loosening restrictions on restaurants, allowing more people to share a table and permitting bar seating for food service use.

As rate of positive coronavirus tests increases in Massachusetts, some experts urge caution

One week into fall, epidemiologists see signs that the coronavirus is once again on the rise in Massachusetts.

Mass. reports 367 new confirmed coronavirus cases, 11 new deaths

The seven-day rate of positive tests, which is calculated from total tests, stayed steady at 0.9 percent. The lowest observed figure for that metric — a number watched closely by state officials — is 0.8 percent.

CDC says COVID-19 has been detected in adolescents twice as often as in younger children

A new study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of coronavirus cases among school-aged children says that COVID-19 has been confirmed twice as often in adolescents as in younger children.

Melanie Gleason and Iván Espinoza-Madrigal

Massachusetts must extend eviction moratorium to protect voting rights

A major obstacle lies ahead for many voters to be able to mail in their ballot for the general election: the state’s eviction moratorium is slated to end on October 17 — just weeks before Election Day.

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Amid outbreak, Providence College will stick with remote instruction another week

School officials apologized for the college's role in driving up COVID-19 rates in the state.

Coronavirus outbreak reported among 13 UMass Amherst students

The students, who live off campus, are known to have socialized together, and several attended a party with one another, according to a Friday announcement from the school.

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.