State Will Take Lead In Boston College Contact Tracing EffortPlay
Massachusetts public health officials are stepping in to take the lead in contact tracing at Boston College.
The move comes amidst growing criticism of the college's coronavirus strategy.
The school has reported 115 positive tests since mid-August — with more than half of those happening last week. According to Boston College, the rate of new positive tests has fallen off significantly since.
We discuss with Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller, and hear from WBUR Edify reporter Max Larkin.
This segment aired on September 16, 2020.