Mass. COVID positive rate ticks up slightly, with mask mandates mostly gonePlay
Nearly every indoor mask mandate is gone. This comes at a time when the Massachusetts Covid metrics are on the rise.
The latest state public health data show the 7-day positive test rate is up to 4.56% — that's doubled in the last month. However, the number of people dying from the virus remains flat.
Dr. Sabrina Assoumou is an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center and a professor of medicine at Boston University. She joined WBUR's Morning Edition host Rupa Shenoy.
This segment aired on April 25, 2022.