Covid 19

Update #92: Latest numbers, testing for new variant through wastewater, preparing for vaccine distribution, return of college students, + more

January 15, 2021

The stakes remain very high in our response to Covid-19. At this point, if we can delay new infections by a matter of weeks, that could be the difference between life and death for some of our neighbors. Today’s briefing includes the latest numbers, testing for a new variant of Covid-19 through the City's wastewater monitoring program, preparing for wider distribution of the vaccine, the return of college students, and the City's HEPA filter program to promote air quality.

Watch the full briefing in the video below. Thanks to CCTV Channel 17, these briefings also are available to watch on Channel 317 and the Town Meeting TV YouTube page.

Find all of the Mayor's COVID-19 updates on the City website.