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Somerville puts Phase 3 reopening on hold as coronavirus cases climb

8 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

With coronavirus cases rising and the state's positive test rate ticking up, Somerville is officially putting its long-delayed Phase 3 reopening on hold.
Mayor Joseph Curtatone said that while “pressing pause on this next phase is painful,” it is “necessary as we strive to protect our residents and give ourselves a fighting chance of getting our kids back in schools.”
Somerville had already thrice delayed moving into its next phase of reopening, which includes gyms, movie theaters and other large indoor venues. Health and human services were allowed to resume when the rest of the state...
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