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Update from Beacon Hill from Mass Access – April 24, 2020

Thursday, April 23, 2020 Contact: David Gauthier WinCam As of Wednesday night, DPH reported a total of 42,944 cases. The state has now confirmed a total of 2,182 deaths from the virus. To increase the volume of testing, Baker announced a new partnership between the private lab Quest Diagnostics and the Massachusetts League of Community... See More

Update from Beacon Hill from Mass Access – April 16, 2020

Thursday, April 16 Contact: David Gauthier WIN CAM As of Wednesday night, the Department of Public Health reported a total of 29,918 cases, more than double the 10,402 reported last Friday. The state has now confirmed a total of 1,108 deaths from the virus. The state counted 151 additional deaths linked to the virus Wednesday,... See More

Update from Beacon Hill from Mass Access – April 14, 2020

Tuesday, April 14 Contact: David Gauthier WIN CAM As of Monday night, DPH reported a total of 28,867 cases, more than double the 10,402 reported last Friday. The state has now confirmed a total of 844 deaths from the virus. High winds and heavy rain on Monday caused widespread power outages across the Commonwealth. As... See More

Update from Beacon Hill from Mass Access – April 13, 2020

Monday, April 13 Contact: David Gauthier WIN CAM As of Sunday night, DPH reported a total of 25,475 cases, more than double the 10,402 reported last Friday. The state has now confirmed a total of 756 deaths from the virus. The Baker administration announced Friday it is targeting five alternate care sites. These field hospitals... See More