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November 19, 2020

Boards of Health Report 10 New Cases Thursday; Edgartown in Red Zone

Boards of Health Report 10 New Cases Thursday; Edgartown in Red Zone

Edgartown was listed as a high-risk community for Covid-19 spread by the state on Thursday, joining Tisbury in the red zone as new cases on the Island reached double digits for the second day in a row.

November 19, 2020

State to Tighten Covid Rules in Tisbury

State to Tighten Covid Rules in Tisbury

Tisbury can expect a rollback to stricter state guidelines as Covid-19 continues to spread, health agent Maura Valley told the select board Tuesday. The town is one of 30 Massachusetts municipalities designated red.

November 19, 2020

Health Officials Set to Tighten Restrictions on Construction and Job Sites Islandwide

Health Officials Set to Tighten Restrictions on Construction and Job Sites Islandwide

Martha’s Vineyard public health officials were planning to reintroduce Islandwide restrictions on the construction and building industry Thursday.

November 18, 2020

Hospital Confirms Emergency Airlift, Urges Extreme Caution as Cases Surge

Hospital Confirms Emergency Airlift, Urges Extreme Caution as Cases Surge

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital officials confirmed Wednesday that a Covid-19 patient had been transferred to a Boston hospital in critical condition earlier this week.

November 17, 2020

Case Surge on the Vineyard Continues Unabated

Case Surge on the Vineyard Continues Unabated

The coronavirus case surge on the Island continued without letup Monday. On Tuesday the numbers settled down somewhat.

November 16, 2020

Many Stories, One Pandemic; Islanders Present Covid Monologues

Many Stories, One Pandemic; Islanders Present Covid Monologues

More than 40 people turned out Saturday afternoon for Covid Monologues MV, a group reading in the Martha’s Vineyard Museum courtyard.

November 13, 2020

Eight New Cases To Conclude Record-High Week; Fifty-Five Are Active

Eight New Cases To Conclude Record-High Week; Fifty-Five Are Active

A week that saw coronavirus numbers surge on the Island concluded with eight new cases Friday, as health officials reported a record 55 active cases currently on the Vineyard.

November 13, 2020

Tisbury Designated As High Risk Community for Covid Spread

Tisbury Designated As High Risk Community for Covid Spread

Tisbury has been designated a high-risk community by the state Department of Public Health after reporting 30 positive coronavirus cases in the past two weeks.

November 12, 2020

Schools Report Six New Cases, But Reopening Process to Stay on Track

Schools Report Six New Cases, But Reopening Process to Stay on Track

Martha's Vineyard schools reported six new cases Thursday. Superintendent Matt D'Andrea said in a letter to parents that in-person learning would continue.

November 11, 2020

Hospital Reports Eleven New Cases Thursday, Making Fifty-Four This Week

Hospital Reports Eleven New Cases Thursday, Making Fifty-Four This Week

Martha's Vineyard Hospital reported another 11 new positive coronavirus tests Thursday morning, bringing the weekly case total to 54 as a recent Covid spike continues unabated.

November 10, 2020

Following Weekend Spike, Health Agents Report Four New Cases Tuesday

Following Weekend Spike, Health Agents Report Four New Cases Tuesday

Health officials reported four additional new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, continuing an upward case trend that has occurred across the Island, state and country.

November 10, 2020

Unprecedented Twenty New Cases Reported Over Weekend, Alarming Public Health Officials

Unprecedented Twenty New Cases Reported Over Weekend, Alarming Public Health Officials

The 20 new cases alarmed public health officials as they try to stem the Island’s largest case surge since the pandemic began.

November 8, 2020

Cronig's to Stay Closed Through Wednesday After Cluster Outbreak Among Employees

Cronig's to Stay Closed Through Wednesday After Cluster Outbreak Among Employees

Cronig’s Market will remain shuttered until at least Thursday, after a cluster of ten cases have now been identified in store employees, owner Steve Bernier said Monday.

November 6, 2020

Hospital Reports Five New Cases Friday, Capping Tumultuous Week

Hospital Reports Five New Cases Friday, Capping Tumultuous Week

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported five new Covid-19 cases on Friday, capping a two week period in which the Island has seen 33 new cases and public health officials have urged vigilance.

November 6, 2020

School Committee Approves Draft of Covid Testing Plan

School Committee Approves Draft of Covid Testing Plan

The all-Island committee voted Thursday to authorize a new school-wide testing plan, unanimously backing a draft of the program while deferring the question of funding to local district committees.

November 5, 2020

Three New Cases Thursday, In Continued Upward Trend

Three New Cases Thursday, In Continued Upward Trend

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported three new coronavirus patients Thursday, continuing a marked rise in cases that the Island has seen over the past two weeks.

November 4, 2020

Coronavirus Surge Continues With Four New Cases Wednesday

Coronavirus Surge Continues With Four New Cases Wednesday

Three new coronavirus cases were reported by Martha’s Vineyard Hospital early Wednesday morning as an Island case surge that began early last week continues. TestMV reported a fourth case later in the day.

November 2, 2020

Governor Baker Requires Masks, Tightens Gathering Rules

Governor Baker Requires Masks, Tightens Gathering Rules

With Covid-19 cases climbing throughout the state, Gov. Charlie Baker Monday instituted a series of targeted new executive orders, including a mask requirement for all.

November 1, 2020

As Cases Surge, Hospital, Boards of Health Urge Renewed Vigilance

As Cases Surge, Hospital, Boards of Health Urge Renewed Vigilance

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and Island boards of health put out a joint statement Sunday, calling urgently for renewed vigilance and strict safety protocols.

October 30, 2020

Vineyard Covid Spike Continues With Five New Cases Reported Friday

Vineyard Covid Spike Continues With Five New Cases Reported Friday

Coronavirus cases continued to spike on the Vineyard and throughout the state, with the Island boards of health reporting an additional five new patients on Friday.

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