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Coronavirus In New England: Latest Updates, Coronavirus Live Blog, Things To Do, & More

Coronavirus Updates

On March 10th, 2020, Governor Charlie Baker declared a State of Emergency in Massachusetts with regards to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We have set up this live blog, as well as resources in our Coronavirus Update Portal to keep you informed as this pandemic continues here in New England, and around the globe.

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Friday, March 20th

  • Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker shoots down rumors, say NO PLANS for shelter in place orders in the Bay State at this time.
  • Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo reiterates she has no plan to institute a shelter in place order in the Ocean State at this time.



Thursday, March 19th


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Tuesday, March 17th

Monday, March 16th

  • All regular work in construction projects has been halted in Boston. Emergency work is still allowed.
  • Grocery retailer Stop & Shop has created special hours for customers 60 & older starting Thursday, March 19th. 6am-7:30am is limited to seniors over 60 years of age.


Sunday, March 15th

  • Boston Mayor Marty Walsh declares a Public Health Emergency
  • South Boston bars and restaurants agree to voluntarily close

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