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MA: Gov. Baker Extends School Closures Through End of April

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker is ordering schools and non-emergency child care programs in Massachusetts to remain closed through the end of April as the number of people in Massachusetts who have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, reached 15 on Wednesday. U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts has decided to self-quarantine after experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. Grammy-winning singer James Taylor and his wife, Kim, have donated $1 million to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. And Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said he’s not yet planning to issue a shelter-in-place order for the city.

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