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News Roundup: Coronavirus Comes to Cape Cod

Mar 20, 2020

Across the region many people are working remotely. The News Roundup was no exception. Steve Junker was on the air from home this morning, talking to news editors and reporters around the Cape, Coast, and Islands.
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The first confirmed coronavirus cases have appeared across the region, in Barnstable, Plymouth, and Bristol Counties. One week into statewide closures, shutdowns, and quarantine, there are still unanswered questions about testing and about supporting people now out of work.

WCAI News Director Steve Junker discusses the local response with some of the region’s leading journalists.

This week's guests include WCAI’s Sam Houghton, Jennette Barnes, and Eve Zuckoff; Brian Dowd at the Martha's Vineyard Times; Tim Wood from the Cape Cod Chronicle; K.C. Myers of the Provincetown Independent; Jack Spillane at the Standard-Times in New Bedford; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Noah Asimow of the Vineyard Gazette; and WCAI's Mike Deehan at the Statehouse.