Mass. General Hospital Chief On Using Emergency COVID-19 Supplies Already: 'It's Absolutely Concerning'
The number of deaths in Massachusetts due to COVID-19 rose to 56 on Monday, as Gov. Charlie Baker announced that cases in the state are expected to peak in the next two to three weeks. Baker also announced that Massachusetts was recently approved for a shipment of 1,000 ventilators from the federal stockpile. Meanwhile, local hospital Mass. General has already begun using their emergency supplies in the face of the pandemic.

To discuss, Jim Braude spoke with Dr. Paul Biddinger, chief of the Division of Emergency Preparedness and director of the Center for Disaster Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital Monday on Greater Boston.

Former City Councilor Tito Jackson Talks About Contracting Coronavirus
Former Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson and mayoral candidate Tito Jackson shared in a Facebook post over the weekend that he tested positive for coronavirus. He joined Jim Braude Monday on Greater Boston to share his experience with the symptoms and his message to the public.

New Suffolk University/Boston Globe Poll Shows Near-Universal Support For Social Distancing Policies In Mass.
A new poll from Suffolk University and The Boston Globe shows that the vast majority of Massachusetts residents are in favor of the social distancing policies that have been put in place by local elected officials in recent weeks, including the decisions to close schools, bars, dine-in restaurants and non-essential businesses. Poll respondents also showed a near-universal commitment to practicing social distancing in their own lives.

To discuss, Jim Braude spoke with the man behind the poll, David Paleologos, Monday on Greater Boston.