During this pandemic, WBSM is providing you with all of the latest news, information, commentary and community stories surrounding the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Classroom Learning to Scale Back as COVID Spreads in Fall River
Fall River has one of the highest daily incidence rates in the state, new data shows.
Six New Bedford Bars Fined for COVID-19 Violations
Six New Bedford businesses have been fined by the city’s Health Department after failing to comply with COVID-19 regulations and protections.
Mattapoisett Mom Asking for Prayers for Son With COVID-19
While children are less susceptible to COVID-19, it does not mean they are immune to it – as one Mattapoisett family discovered the hard way.
New Bedford Pauses Bar Seating Over Thanksgiving Weekend
Bar seating will pause from Wednesday, Nov. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 29, as travel is expected to increase. The City is also recommending working from home.
Baker, Mitchell: Limit Thanksgiving to Household Members Only
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell joined Governor Charlie Baker in asking people to avoid spreading COVID-19 among family members.
Fall River Offers Free Outdoor Space Heaters to Restaurants
The heaters are available on a first-come, first served basis.
Northeast Governors Shut Down Interstate Youth Hockey
Governors from New England and New Jersey made the move to block community spread of COVID-19.
A COVID-19 Update on the SouthCoast [TOWNSQUARE SUNDAY]
Greater New Bedford Community Health Center CEO Cheryl Bartlett shares her thoughts on Governor Baker's latest 'orders' on slowing the spread of the virus.
Baker Orders COVID Curfew, Mandatory Masks, Smaller Parties
Restaurants must close by 9:30 p.m. to get people home by 10 p.m. under a new set of rules designed to block the spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19 Case Reported at LeRoy L. Wood School in Fairhaven
A total of 286 new COVID-19 cases were reported this week in Massachusetts schools.