Mayor Walsh plans TV address at 7:30 p.m

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh plans to hold a 7:30 p.m. televised address Tuesday to provide updates on the city's response to the spread of COVID-19.

Schools closed across Boston on Tuesday and all schools in Massachusetts are at the beginning of a three-week shutdown ordered by the governor over the weekend after evidence of community spread mounted.

According to the mayor's office, he plans to "share a situation summary and planning updates to mitigate the spread of the virus."

The address will be live streamed at, and will be broadcast live on WCVB.