Mass. Virus Cases Trend Downward As Baker Announces Beginning Of Reopening

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Massachusetts reported 1,077 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, reflecting an average caseload that continues to trend downward. Nearly 5,800 deaths linked to COVID-19 have been reported in the state.

With Gov. Charlie Baker expected to begin a cautious reopening of the state's economy on Monday, Morning Edition again turns again to Dr. David Hamer, a professor of global health and medicine at Boston University and an infectious disease specialist at Boston Medical Center.

This segment aired on May 18, 2020.

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