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. [Boston.com]
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. [Boston.com]
Update: Latest Coronavirus Cases In Massachusetts.
Massachusetts health officials reported 438 new coronavirus cases with 9 new deaths. [Boston Globe]
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