Mass. COVID positive rate ticks up slightly, with mask mandates mostly gone

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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.

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