Mark Arsenault

Mark Arsenault covers casino development and gambling issues for The Boston Globe. He joined the newspaper in 2010 in the Washington, D.C., bureau, where he covered national politics and the U.S. Congress. He has worked at newspapers in New England since 1989, including 10 years at The Providence Journal.

Latest stories

A critical number that is so hard to pin down: Are Massachusetts hospitals on track to being overwhelmed by coronavirus patients?

By , Globe Staff

It is one of the key indicators of the spread of coronavirus and whether it will overwhelm our health care system: How many people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19? But right now it is impossible for the Massachusetts public to know this number.

Mass. coronavirus peak likely in mid-April, some epidemiologists predict

By and , Globe Staff

New forecasts for the spread of coronavirus predict that stress on Massachusetts hospitals will peak around April 14.

The coronavirus, and a deathbed without family

By , Globe Staff

He died just after midnight on Monday in Cape Cod Hospital, unable to have any visitors, with a Bible in his hands.

Assisted-living patient from Jamaica Plain who died tests positive for coronavirus

By , Globe Staff

An elderly Boston memory care patient who died March 20 has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a spokesperson for Rogerson House.