Gov. Charlie Baker announced Tuesday, the latest dramatic steps aimed at preventing a rebound in COVID-19 transmission.

Massachusetts school buildings will remain closed to students for the rest of this school year and non-emergency child care programs will stay shuttered until June 29.

Baker said state officials and educators hoped to welcome back K-12 public and private school students before summer, but the administration decided that the risk of setting off a new flurry of infections, particularly because those without symptoms still can spread the virus, is too great to resume in-person instruction.

Read the details on The Berkshire now.


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