Cumulative Cases


Cambridge residents who have tested positive for COVID-19

*as of 4:00 PM on September 26

Total Deaths


Confirmed COVID‑19 deaths in Cambridge residents

*as of 4:00 PM on September 26

Fully Vaccinated


Percentage of fully vaccinated Cambridge residents

*as of 5:15 PM on September 23

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Widespread vaccination is the most important pathway to ending the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Get vaccinated (age 12+) even if you have already had COVID-19. The vaccine is the best way to prevent severe or even life-threatening symptoms of COVID-19. Learn more.
  • Wear a mask when indoors outside your home. Learn more.
  • Get tested if you have been exposed or have symptoms associated with COVID-19, even if symptoms are mild. “Exposure” is considered having contact within 6 feet of an infected individual for a total of 15 minutes or more. Learn more.
  • Stay home from work if you are having symptoms associated with COVID-19 and get tested.
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Face Coverings

As of 8:00 a.m. on Friday, September 3, 2021, face masks or coverings are required in indoor public places.

This Order applies to everyone over the age of two years old, with exceptions in alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health guidelines.

For the purposes of this order, Indoor Public Places include, but are not limited to:

  • Retail establishments
  • Restaurants & bars - except while actively eating or drinking
  • Performance venues
  • Social clubs
  • Houses of worship
  • Event spaces
  • Municipal buildings
  • Personal care establishments
  • Fitness establishments

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Vaccine Information

People age 12 and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can get vaccinated and, effective immediately, providers in Massachusetts may begin to administer the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to individuals age 12 and older. The COVID-19 vaccine is free and one of the best ways to protect yourself and those around you from getting sick from COVID-19. We encourage everyone to get vaccinated.

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The City of Cambridge offers free COVID-19 PCR testing 4 days per week.

Testing is available to children and adults of all ages.

As a reminder, a negative test does not mean you cannot spread COVID-19, or get infected with COVID-19, at a later date.

SUNDAYS: Free PCR Tests are offered on Sundays from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at 50 Church Street.

MONDAYS: Free PCR tests are offered on Mondays from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., at CambridgeSide Mall, 2nd Floor, above the Food Court.

WEDNESDAYS: Free PCR tests are offered on Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at 2254 Massachusetts Ave, St. John the Evangelist Church.

THURSDAYS: Free PCR tests are offered on Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at CambridgeSide Mall, 2nd Floor, above the Food Court.

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City Departments & Offices

The City welcomes residents back in administrative buildings without appointments.

Walk-in access by the public is available Monday through Friday during regular City business hours (Monday, 8:30am-8pm, Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30am-5pm, and Friday, 8:30am-12pm), and in-person public appointments continue to be offered by many departments.

All Cambridge Public Library locations have reopened to the public. View Library hours.

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