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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Federal Disaster Declaration for COVID-19 Response

In response to Governor Charlie Baker’s request for federal disaster assistance, the White House and FEMA announced March 28 that  President Donald Trump has issued a Major Disaster Declaration that will make federal disaster assistance available beyond what was included in the Emergency Declaration declared by President Trump on March 13. Public Assistance Program – … Read more

President Trump Approves Massachusetts Disaster Declaration 

President Donald J. Trump has declared that a major disaster exists in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and ordered Federal assistance to supplement Commonwealth, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, and continuing. The President’s action makes Federal funding available for Crisis Counseling … Read more

COVID-19 Claims The Lives Of 3 Quincy Residents; Number Of Cases Here Now 43

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed the lives of three Quincy residents and the number of cases – including presumptive and confirmed – in the city has increased to 43, according to an update released by the City of Quincy March 26. One of the new cases in Quincy is reported to be a Quincy firefighter. … Read more

MA DPH Announces 10 More Deaths From COVID-19; Number Of Cases 2,417

State health officials Thursday (March 26th) announced 10 additional deaths from COVID-19, the largest number of deaths in Massachusetts reported in a single day, as the number of tests grew by 3,827 people since yesterday. These 10 people are: Male, 50s, Essex County, preexisting conditions, hospitalized Male, 80s, Essex County, preexisting conditions, hospitalized Male, 80s, … Read more

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Federal Disaster Request, Other COVID-19 Response Efforts

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Thursday (March 26) a new request to the federal government for a Major Disaster Declaration, in addition to other actions to sustain the Commonwealth’s response to COVID-19. If approved, this declaration would provide the Commonwealth additional federal assistance beyond what was included in the Emergency Declaration declared by President Trump on … Read more

March 26th Edition Of The Quincy Sun Online

Due to the coronavirus health emergency, this week’s edition of The Quincy Sun was not published in print. However, pages have been posted to The Quincy Sun website. The link to the website is below. We hope to return to a normal printing schedule for our April 9th edition. Again, we apologize for the disruption … Read more

City of Quincy COVID-19 Update March 25: 36 Quincy Cases, One Death

As of March 25, there were 36 confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 in Quincy according to an update released by the city. Of that number, 8 people have recovered and one man in his 80’s has died from contracting the virus. Statewide as of March 25, there are 1,838 cases including presumptive and confirmed. … Read more

Baker Orders All MA Schools, Non-Emergency Child Care Programs Closed Until May 4

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Wednesday (March 25) new actions to support the ongoing COVID-19 response, including extending the closure of all public and private schools and non-emergency child care programs and steps to protect homeowners and low-income tenants from eviction and foreclosure. The Department of Public Health (DPH) also issued an order relative to pharmacies … Read more

COVID-19 Deaths In Massachusetts Rises To 9; Victims Include Quincy Man In His 80s

Two females, both in their 70s and from Essex and Worcester counties, and two men –  one in his 60s from Suffolk County and the other in his 80s from Norfolk County – have died from COVID-19-related illness, bringing the total number of deaths from the novel coronavirus in Massachusetts to nine. All four were … Read more

City Of Quincy COVID-19 Update March 23: Quincy Man Dies From Virus

The following information and update on the COVID-19 outbreak was provided by The City of Quincy on Monday, March 23: What You Need to Know: Governor Charlie Baker ordered all non-essential businesses to close no later than noon on Tuesday, March 24. The order does not apply to grocery stores, pharmacies and many other services … Read more