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News Roundup: As Covid case numbers drop, hospitals brace for spike

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S Junker
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This week: Covid case numbers are starting to come down, but hospitalizations may have yet to peak. Meanwhile, local schools could pivot to a new Covid testing procedure for students. And Barnstable County officials slam a plan to release a million gallons of radioactive wastewater into Cape Cod Bay.

We have those stories and more, as CAI News Director Steve Junker speaks with some of the region’s leading journalists.

This week's guests include CAI's Jennette Barnes, and Sam Houghton; George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Ed Miller of the Provincetown Independent; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Jack Spillane of the New Bedford Light; CAI's Patrick Flanary and Mike Deehan with news from the Statehouse; and CAI's Eve Zuckoff.

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Steve is Managing Editor of News. He came to WCAI in 2007. He also hosts the weekly News Roundup on Friday mornings and produces The Fishing News.