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Massachusetts COVID-19 active cases pass 92,000 as country has seen over 370,000 deaths

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Massachusetts saw an increase in active cases and positive test rate in Monday’s COVID-19 report.

Massachusetts has seen 4,239 more positive cases announced today. A decrease from Sunday’s report. The 7 day weighted average positive test rate saw an increase to 7.26%. The rate was 3.3 on November 23rd and 6.68% over two weeks ago.

Massachusetts had seen 5,396 more positive cases announced yesterday.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total confirmed cases to 417,568 with 55 more reported dead (54 confirmed, 1 probable) for a total of 13,205 (12,929 confirmed, 277 probable).

The overall amount of tests administered in Massachusetts is now 11,774,727 after 57,414 new molecular tests.

The 7 day average of COVID-19 deaths is currently 54.

Estimated active cases increased to 92,405.

Hospitalizations have increased in 85 of the last 119 days and 60 of the last 78, but saw a decrease by 14 to see the total lower to 2,211. Hospitalizations have dropped for the last several days.

Nursing home cases and cluster information issued on January 7th.

Weekly COVID-19 Public Health Report

According to the January 7th report, Fall River has a 112.5 Average Daily Incident Rate per 100,000 (Last 14 days) (102.4 last week). New Bedford saw an increase to 97.9 (was 86.8). Westport is also in the red at 67.4 (was 68.6), Swansea is at 77.5 and was 64.9 last week, and Somerset saw a decrease to 80.6 (was 81.4). Freetown saw their rate decrease as it now sits at 82.9 from 90.0. Dartmouth is currently at 88.2 after seeing 68.5 last week.

Massachusetts residents subject to COVID-19 quarantine by current status up to January 7th
• Total of individuals subject to quarantine: 192,078
• Total of individuals who have completed monitoring (no longer in quarantine): 170,238
• Total of individuals currently undergoing monitoring/under quarantine: 21,840

Massachusetts Officials have now also issued a “vaccine doses administered and shipped” report updated on January 7th.
20210106_Vax Dashboard

As of January 11th, according to the CDC, the United States has seen 22,322,956 cases of COVID-19 with 373,167 reported deaths.


Courtesy of the CDC

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