• coronavirus Oct 19

    3,431 New Breakthrough Cases in Mass., 26 More Deaths in Vaccinated People

    Massachusetts health officials on Tuesday reported nearly 3,500 new breakthrough cases over the past week, and 26 more deaths. The number of breakthrough infections is equivalent to just over 1% of all fully vaccinated people in the state. In the last week, 3,431 new breakthrough cases — infections in people who have been vaccinated — were reported, with 138 more…

  • coronavirus Oct 13

    Nearly 45,000 Breakthrough COVID Cases Reported in Mass. Since July

    Nearly 45,000 fully vaccinated Massachusetts residents have now tested positive for COVID-19 and 345 of them have died, according to the latest state data on breakthrough cases published Tuesday. The Department of Public Health has tracked a cumulative 44,498 confirmed COVID-19 infections among those fully vaccinated in the state to date. The breakthrough cases represent just a small percentage — about…

  • coronavirus Oct 12

    4,034 New Breakthrough Cases in Mass., 45 More Deaths in Vaccinated People

    Massachusetts health officials on Tuesday reported more than 4,000 new breakthrough cases over the past week, and 45 more deaths. In the last week, 4,034 new breakthrough cases — infections in people who have been vaccinated — were reported, with 148 more vaccinated people hospitalized, Massachusetts Department of Public Health officials said Tuesday. Their report brings the total number of…

  • coronavirus Oct 12

    COVID Q&A: Top Boston Doctors Talk Vaccine Passports, Travel Guidance

    Top Boston doctors talk about potential vaccine mandates for domestic flights, the need for vaccine passports in Massachusetts and overall best travel practices on NBC10 Boston’s COVID Q&A.

  • coronavirus Oct 6

    How Many Breakthrough COVID Cases Have Been Reported in Mass. Each Week Since August?

    More than 40,000 fully vaccinated Massachusetts residents have now tested positive for COVID-19 and 300 of them have died, according to the latest state data on breakthrough cases published Tuesday. The Department of Public Health has tracked a cumulative 40,464 confirmed COVID-19 infections among those fully vaccinated in the state to date. The breakthrough cases represent just a small percentage —…

  • coronavirus Oct 5

    3,741 New Breakthrough Cases in Mass., 46 More Deaths in Vaccinated People

    Massachusetts health officials on Tuesday reported nearly 4,000 new breakthrough cases over the past week, and 46 more deaths. In the last week, 3,741 new breakthrough cases — infections in people who have been vaccinated — were reported, with 125 more vaccinated people hospitalized, Massachusetts Department of Public Health officials said Tuesday. Their report brings the total number of breakthrough…

  • coronavirus Oct 6

    COVID Q&A: Top Boston Doctors Talk Long-Term COVID Symptoms, Vaccine Efficacy

    Dr. Shira Doron of Tufts Medical Center and Dr. Davidson Hamer of Boston Medical Center answered questions about long COVID symptoms, holiday guidelines and new data that shows the Pfizer vaccine’s efficacy wanes over time.

  • coronavirus Sep 29

    Over 36,000 Breakthrough COVID Cases Have Now Been Reported in Mass.

    More than 36,000 fully vaccinated Massachusetts residents have now tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 250 of them have died, according to the latest state data on breakthrough cases published Tuesday. The Department of Public Health has tracked a cumulative 36,723 confirmed COVID-19 infections among those fully vaccinated in the state to date and a total of 254 deaths. The…

  • coronavirus Sep 28

    4,378 New Breakthrough Cases in Mass., 37 More Deaths in Vaccinated People

    Massachusetts health officials on Tuesday reported nearly 4,500 new breakthrough cases over the past week, and 37 more deaths. In the last week, 4,378 new breakthrough cases — infections in people who have been vaccinated — were reported, with 154 more vaccinated people hospitalized, Massachusetts Department of Public Health officials said Tuesday. Their report brings the total number of cases…

  • Boston Celtics Sep 27

    Celtics Coach Ime Udoka Has Breakthrough COVID Case, But Ready to Start Training Camp

    New Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka has a breakthrough case of COVID-19 and participated in the team’s media day on Monday through Zoom. Celtics spokesman Christian Megliola said the coach, who is vaccinated, was asymptomatic and in the last day of his 10-day quarantine. Udoka is expected to be in person with the team when training camp starts on...

  • coronavirus Sep 22

    Over 30,000 Breakthrough COVID Cases Have Now Been Reported in Mass.

    More than 30,000 fully vaccinated Massachusetts residents have now tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 190 of them have died, according to the latest state data on breakthrough cases published Tuesday. The Department of Public Health has tracked a cumulative 32,345 confirmed COVID-19 infections among those fully vaccinated in the state to date and a total of 217 deaths. The…

  • coronavirus Sep 21

    4,568 New Breakthrough Cases in Mass., 23 More Deaths in Vaccinated People

    Massachusetts health officials on Tuesday reported more than 4,500 new breakthrough cases over the past week, and 23 more deaths. In the last week, 4,568 new breakthrough cases — infections in people who have been vaccinated — were reported, with 178 more vaccinated people hospitalized, Massachusetts Department of Public Health officials said Tuesday. Their report brings the total number of…

  • coronavirus Sep 17

    Entire 4th Grade Class Quarantines in Bridgewater

    An entire fourth grade class is in quarantine after testing positive for coronavirus in Bridgewater, and school administrators say the highly contagious delta variant is to blame.

  • Education Sep 17

    Bridgewater School Officials Blame Delta Variant as Entire 4th Grade Class Quarantines

    An entire fourth grade class is in quarantine after testing positive for coronavirus in Bridgewater, and school administrators say the highly contagious delta variant is to blame. The 13 students and two employees at Williams Intermediate School are among 1,420 students and staff who tested positive for COVID-19 across Massachusetts between Sept. 13 and Sept. 15. They will be allowed…

  • coronavirus Sep 16

    Breakthrough COVID Cases in Mass. Now Approaching 30,000

    More than 27,700 fully vaccinated Massachusetts residents have now tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 190 of them have died, according to the latest state data on breakthrough cases published Tuesday. The Department of Public Health has tracked a cumulative 27,777 confirmed COVID-19 infections among those fully vaccinated in the state to date and a total of 194 deaths. The…

  • coronavirus Sep 8

    Here's How Many Breakthrough Cases Have Been Reported in Mass.

    Nearly 24,000 fully vaccinated Massachusetts residents have now tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 160 of them have died, according to the latest state data on breakthrough cases published Tuesday. The Department of Public Health has tracked a cumulative 23,858 confirmed COVID-19 infections among those fully vaccinated in the state to date and a total of 162 deaths. The breakthrough…

  • coronavirus Sep 1

    Here's How Many Fully Vaccinated Mass. Residents Have Tested Positive for COVID

    Nearly 20,000 fully vaccinated Massachusetts residents have now tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 130 of them have died, according to the latest state data on breakthrough cases published Tuesday. The Department of Public Health has tracked a cumulative 19,443 confirmed COVID-19 infections among those fully vaccinated in the state to date and a total of 144 deaths. The breakthrough…

  • coronavirus Aug 25

    There Have Now Been Over 15,000 Breakthrough COVID Cases in Mass.

    Over 15,000 fully vaccinated Massachusetts residents have now tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 130 of them have died, according to state data on breakthrough cases published Tuesday. The Department of Public Health have tracked a cumulative 15,739 confirmed COVID-19 infections among those fully vaccinated in the state to date and a total of 131 deaths. The breakthrough cases remain…

  • coronavirus Aug 19

    Sen. Angus King Tests Positive for COVID, Credits Vaccine for Not Being in Worse Shape

    Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, tested positive for COVID-19 Thursday morning in his home state, a day after he began feeling unwell, his office said. King is vaccinated and has been taking social distancing precautions as well, he said in a statement. “While I am not feeling great, I’m definitely feeling much better than I would have without the vaccine....

  • coronavirus Aug 18

    Over 12,500 Breakthrough COVID Cases Reported in Mass.; 124 Deaths

    Over 12,500 fully vaccinated Massachusetts residents have now tested positive for COVID-19 and an additional 18 have died, according to state data on breakthrough cases published Tuesday. The Department of Public Health tracked a cumulative 12,641 confirmed COVID-19 infections among those fully vaccinated in the state to date and a total of 124 deaths. Both figures remain a tiny percentage —…

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