Yesterday's state Covid-19 report showed that 2.2% of people taking a Covid-19 test got positive results on Aug. 1 - a rate we haven't seen since June 16, when we were still coming down from the really high numbers of April and May.
Doctors are concerned, Well, as a Mass. General oncologist who was thrown into the coronavirus battle earlier this year put it last night: The numbers are "scaring the absolute wiggle out of many of my colleagues who still have PTSD from the front line nightmares of April and May. "
To be sure, the numbers are still way lower than they were in May:
But they're also the reason we're no longer one of the "green" states on those national maps - our numbers are no longer falling, they're slowly going up. And fall is coming.