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COVID-19 Spreading, Spurring Escalation in Response

Gov. Charlie Baker announced a wide-ranging series of COVID-19 emergency orders in a Sunday evening State House news conference, including school closures, a ban on most gatherings of 25 people or more, and prohibition of on-premises food or drink consumption in restaurants and bars. [Photo: Sam Doran/SHNS]

In a dramatic escalation of the state's response to the spreading coronavirus outbreak, Gov. Charlie Baker on Sunday announced that all Massachusetts public schools must soon close for three weeks, most events with 25 or more people are now banned, and visitors are barred from the state's nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

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Latest COVID-19 Figures in Mass.

Data as of 5 p.m. Wednesday.
New Confirmed Cases2,716
Total Confirmed Cases734,280
Total Deaths18,408
Full Vaccinations4,565,377

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