Coronavirus Updates

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - APRIL 02: A podium is cleaned with a Lysol wipe before a statement from Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker at Logan International Airport on April 02, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and his son Patriots President Jonathan Kraft partnered with Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to ship the N95 masks to Boston in order to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Update:  Governor Baker’s full re-opening plan announced. Details here.  


A few details of Governor Baker’s opening plan have been reported, according to a Boston Globe article. 

Although not official, the Globe obtained info and shared a preview of what the Governor might announce today as he reveals his plan to gradually re-open the state from the Coronavirus shutdown.

May 18-Manufacturing, outside construction, and houses of worship can open following specific social distancing and health guidelines

May 25-Offices can open at 25% capacity to start (Boston offices June 1 at 10% capacity to start), barbershops, hair salons, recreational marijuana shops, retail curbside pick-up, and elective procedures at hospitals, MBTA remains on reduced schedule

Not known yet:  Restaurants, independent child care, gyms, small business shops.

We’re still awaiting a time for the Governor’s announcement.