Mass. college virus testing reviewed; Nantucket battling COVID-19


BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker said the state is reviewing protocols associated with testing and contact tracing and quarantining at colleges and universities in Massachusetts following a coronavirus outbreak at Boston College last week.

Baker said the state had put in place a “very robust platform” for testing and contact tracing at the more than 100 colleges in the state.

With regular testing going on at the vast majority of those campuses, the state has seen a low rate of transmission, the Republican said at a Tuesday press conference.

Massachusetts Department of Health reported 286 confirmed coronavirus cases on Tuesday and an additional six deaths.

Full breakdown of today’s COVID-19 data ( »

Health officials in Nantucket are planning to step up efforts to fight COVID-19 at job sites.

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