COVID rates are ticking up in Mass. Thanksgiving may not be the only reason | WBUR

COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts have increased slightly since Thanksgiving. However, they make up a smaller proportion of hospital emergency departments’ overall visits compared to this time last year. This is likely due to increased immunity over the last year from vaccinations and previous infections.

CEID faculty member, Dr. David Hamer recommended people at higher risk of illness, including those who are immunocompromised, take extra precautions in crowded places.

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