Worcester's City Manager On How The City Is Preparing For Coronavirus Surge

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Starting Wednesday, the DCU Center in Worcester, the commonwealth’s first coronavirus field hospital, will be ready to receive COVID-19 patients.

Since April 1, Worcester has seen an average of 51 new cases a day. There are now 398 confirmed cases in the city.

Edward Augustus Jr., Worcester's city manager, joined WBUR's Morning Edition to discuss the steps he's taking to prepare the city for a potential onslaught.

This segment aired on April 8, 2020.

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