Hospital Admits First Patient With Covid-19; Towns Direct Islanders to Stay Home in Sweeping, Restrictive Order
Noah Asimow
The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital confirmed Wednesday that it had admitted its first patient for treatment from Covid-19, one day after Chilmark, Oak Bluffs, Edgartown, Tisbury and West Tisbury adopted a sweeping stay-at-home emergency order.
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Governor Baker Urges Second Home Owners to Stay Away from Islands
Noah Asimow and Jane Seagrave
The Steamship Authority on Sunday released statistics showing a modest increase in out-of-state vehicles coming to the Vineyard in the first half of March, as Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker urged residents with second homes on Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard to stay home.
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Martha’s Vineyard Shutters, State Numbers Rise, Hospital Mobilizes for Expected Cases of Coronavirus
Noah Asimow and Louisa Hufstader
Leaders at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital said Wednesday morning they expect to see the first positive case of Covid-19 on the Island within a matter of days.
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Covid-19 Case Confirmed in Cape Cod Patient
Louisa Hufstader
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has confirmed Barnstable County’s first case of Covid-19.
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