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MA COVID-19 active cases, hospitalizations, continue to increase as Bristol County gets deeper in the red



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

Massachusetts has seen 2,532 more positive cases announced today. A decrease from Wednesday’s report. The 7 day weighted average positive test rate finally dropped to 3.17% from 3.31%.

Massachusetts had seen 2,744 more positive cases announced yesterday.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total confirmed cases to 192,050 with 27 more reported dead for a total of 10,435.

The overall amount of tests administered in Massachusetts is now 7,576,974 after 92,139 new molecular tests.

The 3 day average of COVID-19 deaths increased to 25.

Estimated active cases increased again to 34,664.

Hospitalizations have increased in 48 of the last 66 days and 23 of the last 25 and increased by 32 today to see the total raise to 917.

Nursing home cases, city and town metrics, and cluster information up to November 18th.
Weekly COVID-19 Public Health Report

According to Thursday’s report, Fall River has a 86.2 Average Daily Incident Rate per 100,000 (Last 14 days) (62.5 last week) which is the third highest in the state among communities in the red. New Bedford sits at 39.2. Westport is also in the red at 46.0, Swansea nearly doubled last week’s number to 65.8, and Somerset saw an increase of over 10 to 58.6.

Bristol County has the second worst rate at 41.8 with Dukes County first at 44.6.

Massachusetts residents subject to COVID-19 quarantine by current status up to November 18th
• Total of individuals subject to quarantine: 120,415
• Total of individuals who have completed monitoring (no longer in quarantine): 112,228
• Total of individuals currently undergoing monitoring/under quarantine: 8,187

As of November 19th, according to the CDC, the United States has seen 11,465,722 cases of COVID-19 with 249,670 reported deaths.

Courtesy of the CDC

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