WNAW's coverage of COVID-19 and how the coronavirus is affecting the local community.
Massachusetts Sees Over 2,000 New COVID Cases In One Day
On Thursday, Massachusetts saw the largest single-day increase of newly confirmed coronavirus infection cases since back in April with the Delta variant surging.
The Board of Health in Adams Will Debate A More Widespread Masking Policy
As Berkshire County navigates the tricky waters of the Delta Variant of the coronavirus, the discussion continues surrounding valid steps to take to help keep the deadly variant at bay. We’ve already seen mask mandates at public schools in the Berkshires and around the stat…
COVID Vaccine Booster Should Be Approved Within Weeks
The Biden administration is waiting for approval from both the FDA and the CDC before they will start offering the vaccine boosters.
Sad To Say Covid Numbers Are Increasing In The Berkshires & Statewide
There were no new deaths reported in the county Monday, leaving the total pandemic loss at 303.
CDC Says Most Of Massachusetts High-Risk For COVID Transmission
According to the CDC, the majority of the Bay State is now considered high-risk for the transmission of COVID-19.
Was the Massachusetts VaxMillions Giveaway Successful in Getting Shots Into Arms?
The final winners in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts VaxMillions Giveaway were announced today. According to Governor Charlie Baker's office, the winner of this week’s $1 million prize was Cynthia Thirath of Leominster. The winner of this week’s $300,000 c…
Massachusetts Student Athletes Told to Mask Up for Inside Sports
When Student-Athletes in the Berkshires, and throughout Massachusetts, take to the floor for indoor sports this fall, they will be wearing masks. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association put out a statement today that followed State Education Commissioner Jeff Riley's announcement that…
A Full Statewide Mask Mandate in Massachusetts May Not Be a Stretch!
Is it possible that the State of Massachusetts could be heading toward a full-on statewide mask mandate? It could happen. If you look at the way things are going, it's not inconceivable. It’s certainly noticeable that people are beginning to wear their masks again…
Here Are The Places You Will Need To Mask Up In North Adams
With current circumstances being what they are right now, and in order to protect vulnerable staff members and residents, all visitors to public buildings in the City of North Adams will be required to wear a face-covering during their time in the building effective today Friday, August 6.
Nasty Covid Symptoms May Be A Sign Of Another Terrible Illness
I started to feel really bad, breathing problems, wheezing, and no appetite, just a couple of the symptoms because of covid and not knowing why I was so sick I went to the emergency room and was diagnosed with something I found out could make you feel just as sick as covid.