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

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.

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Tisbury Designated As High Risk Community for Covid Spread
Noah Asimow

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.

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Schools Report Six New Cases, But Reopening Process to Stay on Track
Maia Coleman and Noah Asimow

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.

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

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.

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Following Weekend Spike, Health Agents Report Four New Cases Tuesday
Noah Asimow
Health officials reported four additional new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, continuing an upward case trend that has occurred across the Island, state and country.
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Cronig's to Stay Closed Through Wednesday After Cluster Outbreak Among Employees
Maia Coleman

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.

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Hospital Reports Five New Cases Friday, Capping Tumultuous Week
Noah Asimow

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.

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School Committee Approves Draft of Covid Testing Plan
Maia Coleman
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.
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Tisbury School Student Tests Positive for Covid-19
Noah Asimow

A student at the Tisbury School has tested positive for Covid-19, Tisbury health agent Maura Valley confirmed Friday. School superintendent Matt D'Andrea wrote that an individual had tested positive in an earlier letter to parents.

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Vineyard Covid Spike Continues With Five New Cases Reported Friday
Noah Asimow
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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