August Spike in Covid Cases Continues
TestMV — the Island’s free testing site — has also received approval to move from the West Tisbury School to the Agricultural Hall, with the facility seeing a rise in test recipients in recent weeks.
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Covid Cases Keep Climbing; More Clusters Reported
Covid-19 cases have shot back up on Martha’s Vineyard, with health agents reporting 48 new positive tests during the first week in August, including three case clusters at Edgartown businesses.
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Covid Cases Continue to Climb, Among Vaccinated and Unvaccinated
Island health agents reported 24 positive Covid-19 tests last week — the largest number since late May, with a significant percentage coming among fully vaccinated residents.
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Boards of Health Issue Mask Advisory for Indoor Public Spaces
In a significant shift, Island boards of health have issued a mask advisory for indoor public spaces on the Vineyard, regardless of vaccination status, the contagious Delta variant continues to spread.
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Island Continues to See Breakthrough Covid Cases
Covid-19 case counts declined slightly, but fully vaccinated residents continue to test positive on Martha’s Vineyard according to a weekly case update released by Island boards of health.
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Delta Variant Confirmed on the Vineyard
The highly contagious Delta variant has officially arrived on Martha’s Vineyard, hospital officials confirmed Wednesday morning, as Covid-19 cases jump upward across the Cape and Islands.
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Covid Cases See Summer Breakthrough
After weeks of decline, Covid-19 cases shot up again on Martha’s Vineyard, with health agents reporting 16 new cases last week, including six breakthrough cases among vaccinated residents.
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Never a Dull Moment When on Point During a Pandemic
Marina Lent, who has served as the Chilmark health agent since 2008, has quickly become a familiar member of the Island health and safety network during the pandemic.
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Free Test Site Proved to Be a Game Changer on the Vineyard
It began in the back yard, a regular repartee between an Edgartown summer resident, Steve Rusckowski, and his trusty landscaper, Michael Donaroma.
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Island Covid Cases Hit Low Ebb
The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported one new case of Covid-19 from last week, the lowest weekly case load since the pandemic began, marking a milestone in the Island’s battle against the virus.
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