Authorities in Massachusetts are stressed over a potential flood of COVID-19 during the holiday season, after the quantity of new cases in a solitary day arrived at its most elevated point since February.
Health officials detailed 3,196 new cases on Thursday. Instruction authorities detailed 3,257 new cases among state funded school understudies and 558 among staff individuals for the week that finished Wednesday, a record high for a solitary week, the media announced.
A Boston Medical Center epidemiologist, Dr. Cassandra Pierre, told The Globe she’s now more stressed over Thanksgiving celebrations on the grounds that the ascent in cases is coming the week before a national holiday where people traditionally gather together with their family indoors.
Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration declared Thursday that all grown-ups in Massachusetts are currently qualified for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots.
In neighboring Rhode Island, Gov. Dan McKee additionally declared for this present week that all grown-ups in the state would be qualified for a booster, given the high transmission rate and the moving toward holiday season.