Baker Says Curve Is Flattening In Mass.; White House Releases 'Blueprint' For Testing

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At least 3,000 people in Massachusetts have now died of COVID-19, a total that's doubled in the last 10 days.

More than 56,000 people have tested positive for the coronavirus, and nearly 4,000 people are hospitalized.

At the same time, Gov. Charlie Baker says there are signs that the surge of the virus has started to plateau in some parts of the state.

WBUR senior news correspondent Kimberly Atkins joined Morning Edition host Bob Oakes about what's next both in Massachusetts and in Washington.

This segment aired on April 28, 2020.

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Bob Oakes Senior Correspondent
Bob Oakes was a senior correspondent in the WBUR newsroom, a role he took on in 2021 after nearly three decades hosting WBUR's Morning Edition.


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Kimberly Atkins is a senior opinion writer and columnist for Boston Globe Opinion. She's also a frequent guest host for On Point. She formerly was a senior news correspondent for WBUR.



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