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2 week COVID-19 overall tests, positive test rates for Fall River, Taunton, New Bedford area cities, towns

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While Massachusetts has seen a marked decrease in COVID-19 cases since the height of the pandemic, some cities and towns have recently seen an increase.

As of August 5th, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Westport has seen a total of 106 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, Westport has seen 7 positive tests out of 399 for a positive test rate of 1.75%.

Taunton has seen a total of 1051 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, Taunton has seen 55 positive tests out of 1,964 for a positive test rate of 2.80%.

Swansea has seen a total of 147 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, Swansea has seen 4 positive tests out of 379 for a positive test rate of 1.06%.

Somerset has seen a total of 217 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, Somerset has seen 5 positive tests out of 446 for a positive test rate of 1.12%.

Rehoboth has seen a total of 72 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, Rehoboth has seen 4 positive tests out of 182 for a positive test rate of 2.20%.

Raynham has seen a total of 245 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, Raynham has seen 6 positive tests out of 347 for a positive test rate of 1.73%.

New Bedford has seen a total of 2258 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, New Bedford has seen 60 positive tests out of 2,722 for a positive test rate of 2.20%.

Middleborough has seen a total of 279 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, Middleborough has seen 7 positive tests out of 644 for a positive test rate of 1.09%.

Lakeville has seen a total of 62 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, Lakeville has seen 0 positive tests out of 251 for a positive test rate of 0%.

Freetown has seen a total of 111 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, Freetown has seen 4 positive tests out of 162 for a positive test rate of 2.47%.

Fall River has seen a total of 1818 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, Fall River has seen 112 positive tests out of 3,157 for a positive test rate of 3.55%. While Fall River has the highest positive rate in the area for the last two weeks once again, the Scholarship City has seen the positive test rate continue to decline for the last few weeks.

Fairhaven has seen a total of 247 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, Fairhaven has seen 2 positive tests out of 348 for a positive test rate of 0.57%.

Dighton has seen a total of 68 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, Dighton has seen 0 positive test out of 137 for a positive test rate of 0%.

Dartmouth has seen a total of 407 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, Dartmouth has seen 12 positive tests out of 700 for a positive test rate of 1.71%.

Berkley has seen a total of 76 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, Berkley has seen 5 positive tests out of 143 for a positive test rate of 3.50%.

Acushnet has seen a total of 103 confirmed cases of COVID-19. In the last two weeks, Acushnet has seen 4 positive tests out of 212 for a positive test rate of 1.89%.

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