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Massachusetts COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, deaths, and positive rate all increase



Massachusetts saw another increase in deaths, hospitalizations, cases, and positive test rate in Wednesday’s COVID-19 report.

Massachusetts has seen 2,744 more positive cases announced today. An increase from Tuesday’s report. In what has become a daily occurrence, the 7 day weighted average positive test rate increased again to 3.31% from 3.25%.

Massachusetts had seen 2,263 more positive cases announced yesterday.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total confirmed cases to 189,518 with 47 more reported dead for a total of 10,407.

The overall amount of tests administered in Massachusetts is now 7,484,835 after 97,636 new molecular tests.

The 3 day average of COVID-19 deaths increased to 24.

Estimated active cases increased again to 33,659.

Hospitalizations have increased in 47 of the last 65 days and 22 of the last 24 and increased by 50 today to see the total raise to 885.

Nursing home cases, city and town metrics, and cluster information up to November 11th.

Weekly COVID-19 Public Health Report

According to Thursday’s report, Fall River has a 62.5 Average Daily Incident Rate per 100,000 (Last 14 days) (41.8 last week) which is the fourth highest in the state among communities in the red. New Bedford sits at 29.9. Westport is also in the red at 44.8, Swansea is at 37.6, and Somerset 47.1.

Massachusetts residents subject to COVID-19 quarantine by current status up to November 11th
• Total of individuals subject to quarantine: 114,110
• Total of individuals who have completed monitoring (no longer in quarantine): 107,158
• Total of individuals currently undergoing monitoring/under quarantine: 6,952

As of November 18th, according to the CDC, the United States has seen 11,300,635 cases of COVID-19 with 247,834 reported deaths.

Courtesy of the CDC

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