Coronavirus


Harvard to Stop Offering PCR Covid-19 Tests by Sept. 16; Masking to Remain Optional in Fall

Masking and Covid-19 testing will remain optional on Harvard’s campus going into the 2022 fall semester and the school will stop providing free PCR tests to affiliates three weeks into the term, the University announced Wednesday.


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Harvard’s campus has undergone a series of radical transformations over the course of the pandemic.


Adams House Installed — Then Removed — an $8,900 Covid-19 Air Disinfection System

In July, administrators in Adams House installed a set of air disinfection systems devices that appeared to be a part of the solution to preventing the spread of Covid-19 in the house. But the devices lasted just a few weeks.


Harvard Will Stop Requiring Covid-19 Testing by May 10

Harvard will phase out its Covid-19 testing requirements over the next three weeks, the school announced Monday, marking the end of one of its last remaining on-campus pandemic precautions.


Harvard Has Pared Down Most Covid Restrictions. How Long Will Mandatory Testing Last?

When Harvard officials announced that it would drop its indoor mask mandate, University officials said that regular testing protocols would remain in place. But some experts say testing requirements, too, could soon be on the way out.


Harvard’s Covid-19 Paid Leave Benefits, Pay for Idled Workers Set to Expire April 1

Two weeks after Harvard lifted indoor mask mandates, the University is set to end its Coronavirus Workplace Policies, which will eliminate emergency paid sick leave benefits and partial compensation for some employees who were involuntarily idled by the pandemic.


As On-Campus Cases Decline, Harvard College Further Relaxes Covid-19 Protocols

Following a drop in Covid-19 cases among undergraduates, Harvard College joined the rest of the University in relaxing its public health protocols, announcing loosened restrictions on social gatherings and decreased testing requirements in a Monday email.


With Harvard’s New Mask-Optional Policy, Many Faculty Adopt a Wait-and-See Approach to Unmasking in Class

Following a spike in Covid-19 cases earlier this month, many Harvard instructors have opted to continue requiring masks in classrooms, even after the University lifted its mask mandate for most indoor spaces last week.


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