Massachusetts reports 11,199 new COVID-19 cases, 26 more deaths over 3 days – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 11,199 new confirmed COVID cases and 26 more deaths in the state on Monday, after no reports over the weekend. Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 881,828. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 19,100. READ … Read more

Missing students from the University of New Hampshire from Mass. found dead

A missing student from the University of New Hampshire and a native of Massachusetts was found dead on Sunday, about 24 hours after he was last seen, according to authorities. The Durham Police Department reported that the body of 22-year-old Vincenzo “Vinny” Lirosi, of Whitman, was located in a swampy area off Coe Drive around … Read more

First case of omicron variant discovered in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reports the state’s first case of the omicron coronavirus variant. On Saturday, DPH announced that genetic sequencing performed at New England Biolabs identified a woman in Middlesex County in her 20s as the first omicron case in Massachusetts. The woman, who is fully vaccinated, traveled out of state and … Read more

DNA inside the conch leads to the arrest of a murder suspect cold

It is a shell of a good job. Cold case detectives solved a 20-year-old murder in Massachusetts thanks to DNA they found from inside the murder weapon: a conch shell. David Reed, 53, formerly of Acushnet and New Bedford, was indicted last week by a grand jury in connection with Rose Marie Moniz ‘death inside … Read more

‘I did not really think much’ about running for governor of Massachusetts – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Former Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has only been Labor minister in President Joe Biden’s administration for a few months, but there is already speculation about a possible return. As Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has announced he will not seek a third term, some are wondering if Walsh will run for office across … Read more

Massachusetts reports 5,179 new COVID cases; More than 1,000 now hospitalized – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Friday reported 5,179 new confirmed COVID cases, and there are now 1,003 people in the hospital for a coronavirus-related illness. Friday is the first time since February last year that there are over 1,000 admissions in the state. DPH also reported 27 additional COVID-related deaths … Read more

DNA inside the conch leads to suspicion of murder in 2001

Prosecutors say DNA found from the inside of a conch shell believed to have been used as a weapon in the massacre of a woman in Massachusetts in 2001 has led to the indictment for the murder of the victim’s half-brother. ByAssociated Press December 3, 2021 at 16:13 • 2 min read Share on FacebookShare … Read more

Women’s Holiday Market, Sippin ‘Santa, Somerville Farmers Market – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – This weekend, there are several ways to support local businesses and get some holiday shopping done at the same time. A holiday market, a farmers market and a Sippin ‘Santa event are all part of this week’s To Do List. BOSTON WOMEN HOLIDAY MARKET On Saturday, Time Out Market holds the Boston … Read more

As COVID cases rise in Massachusetts, hospitalizations and deaths have dropped from last year – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Anxiety about rising COVID-19 numbers had Cambridge Health Alliance’s vaccination clinic in Somerville filled Thursday. “Now another new prominent variant,” said Joe Mello, who got a booster. This week’s COVID case numbers in Massachusetts are at their highest since January. The positivity rate is back where it was this time last year, … Read more

Massachusetts reports 5,170 new COVID-19 cases, 31 more deaths – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 5,170 new confirmed COVID cases and 31 more deaths in the state. Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 865,450. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 19,047. READ MORE: 3 charged after stolen car … Read more