Massachusetts Joins Coronavirus Testing Pact With Surrounding States.

Massachusetts has joined five other states in an effort to push testing companies to increase production on rapid-detection tests.  []

Close To 190K Power Outages Reported In Massachusetts.

As of 6 p.m. on Tuesday, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency reported 188,113 homes and businesses without power. [Patch]

Gov. Baker Holds Press Conference, Briefs Public On Coronavirus.

Baker held a press conference to discuss the current effects of the pandemic on the state while touring the headquarters of Boston MedFlight at Hanscom Air Field on Tuesday. [WCVB]

Tornado Warning Issued For Massachusetts Until 9 p.m.

The National Weather Service is advising residents of dangerously high winds and rain due to Tropical Storm Isaias. [WCVB]

Somerville Announces Remote Learning Only For Students In The Fall.

The announcement makes Somerville the first school district in the state to plan remote only schooling this coming fall. [Boston Globe]

Massachusetts Utilities Get Ready For Hurricane Isaias.

Utility crews from out of state were seen ready and waiting in Springfield on Tuesday with trees a major concern. [Masslive]

Several Nursing Homes Receive ‘Termination Notices’ From State.

Three private nursing homes in the state have received notices after failing to provide appropriate care during the coronavirus outbreak. []

Update: Latest Coronavirus Cases In Massachusetts.

Massachusetts health officials reported 438 new coronavirus cases with 9 new deaths. [Boston Globe]

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