Connect with us


Massachusetts COVID-19 cases and deaths increase again, Fall River in the red for three weeks as rate nearly triples



Massachusetts sees a rise in cases and deaths in Thursday’s COVID-19 report.

Massachusetts has seen 1,243 more positive cases announced today. An increase from Wednesday’s report. The 7 day weighted average positive test rate remains at 1.8% after several recent increases.

Massachusetts had seen 1,137 more positive cases announced yesterday.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total confirmed cases to 151,741 with 27 more reported dead for a total of 9,727.

18,645 tests were performed on new individuals, over 200 less than yesterday’s report, to increase the amount of individuals tested to 2,702,953. The overall amount of tests administered in Massachusetts is now 5,931,323.

The 3 day average of COVID-19 deaths increased to 21.

Hospitalizations have increased in 29 of the last 45 days, however they decreased by 21 today to see the total raise to 561.

Nursing home cases and cases by City and Town up to October 28th.
Weekly COVID-19 Public Health Report

Fall River, as expected, is in the red for a third straight week as the Average Daily Incidence Rate per 100,000 (Last 14 days) jacked up to 23.1. New Bedford is at 22.7. The cutoff for being in the red is 8.

Massachusetts residents subject to COVID-19 quarantine by current status up to October 28th
• Total of individuals subject to quarantine: 103,411
• Total of individuals who have completed monitoring (no longer in quarantine): 97,606
• Total of individuals currently undergoing monitoring/under quarantine: 5,805

As of October 29th, according to the CDC, the United States has seen 8,834,393 cases of COVID-19 with 227,045 reported deaths.

Courtesy of the CDC

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Copyright © 2017 Fall River Reporter

Translate »