Daily and Weekly Massachusetts COVID-19 reports show cases and deaths on the rise



Massachusetts saw an increase in cases, active cases, and hospitalizations in Thursday’s COVID-19 report.

Massachusetts has seen 5,545 more positive cases announced today. An increase from Wednesday’s report. The 7 day weighted average positive test rate saw another decrease to 6.67% which is down to the rate from 3 weeks ago The rate was 3.3 on November 23rd.

Massachusetts had seen 5,278 more positive cases announced yesterday.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total confirmed cases to 433,297 with 74 more reported dead (74 confirmed, 0 probable) for a total of 13,433 (13,156 confirmed, 277 probable).

The overall amount of tests administered in Massachusetts is now 12,046,398 after 101,413 new molecular tests.

The 7 day average of COVID-19 deaths is currently 68.

Estimated active cases increased to 91,396.

Hospitalizations have increased in 87 of the last 122 days and 62 of the last 81 and saw an increase by 26 to see the total rise to 2,226.

Nursing home cases and cluster information issued on January 14th.
Weekly COVID-19 Public Health Report

According to the January 14th report, Fall River has a 153.6 Average Daily Incident Rate per 100,000 (Last 14 days) (112.5 last week) which is 7th in the state. New Bedford saw an increase to 134.3 (was 97.9). Westport is also in the red at 96.4 (was 67.4), Swansea is at 109.3 and was 77.5 last week. Somerset also saw an increase as they sit at 104.9 (was 80.6). Freetown increased to 112.1 from 82.9. Dartmouth is currently at 113.2 after seeing 88.2 last week.

Massachusetts residents subject to COVID-19 quarantine by current status up to January 14th
• Total of individuals subject to quarantine: 205,082
• Total of individuals who have completed monitoring (no longer in quarantine): 180,573
• Total of individuals currently undergoing monitoring/under quarantine: 24,509

Massachusetts Officials have now also issued a “vaccine doses administered and shipped” report updated on January 14th.

As of January 14th, according to the CDC, the United States has seen 22,965,957 cases of COVID-19 with 383,351 reported deaths.

Courtesy of the CDC

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