1,488 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Massachusetts, and another 23 have died
Last Friday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported another 1
Last Friday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported another 1,488 confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total statewide to 153,229.
The daily positive rate (that is, the rate of new cases diagnosed among newly tested cases) is 7.35%.
State health officials also confirmed 23 new COVID-19-related deaths in Massachusetts, bringing the state’s confirmed coronavirus death toll to 9,750.
As of Thursday, Massachusetts has 571 confirmed or suspected coronavirus patients hospitalized, 106 of whom are reported to be in the intensive care unit. Currently 47 patients have been intubated.
The revised weekly report released on Tuesday includes new information about the case group. This data shows that the family is the center of most recent COVID-19 cases.
DPH said in its weekly report that a total of 127,054 patients were released in isolation, which means they are considered to have recovered from the coronavirus.
This week, DPH identified 121 communities in Massachusetts that are currently at high risk of coronavirus. Each of these communities had an average daily incidence rate of more than eight out of every 100,000 in the past 14 days.
Last week, state health officials listed the high risk of COVID-19 in 77 communities.
New data is released every day at around 4 pm, and a weekly report is released every Thursday at around 4 pm.