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Massachusetts expands testing, gets new gear ahead of surge

2 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

A shipment of 100 ventilators - a fraction of the state's request for 1,000 - were delivered to Massachusetts from the federal stockpile Saturday, Gov. Charlie Charlie Baker said Sunday afternoon as the state prepares for the anticipated surge in coronavirus cases later this week.
Baker announced the delivery at Gillette Stadium following a tour of a drive-thru coronavirus testing site for first responders there.
“We are planning for a variety of scenarios,” Baker said. “Now obviously we'd love to have every single piece of gear we need, as we come into it - but we're going to make...
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Mass. gets small fraction of ventilator request from national stockpile

Mass. gets small fraction of ventilator request from national stockpile

2 monthes ago   |   By WCVB

Gov. Baker said state officials received a shipment of 100 ventilators, less than 10% of the 1,400 they requested from the federal government.
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