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Massachusetts COVID-19 deaths decrease due to data cleaning

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Massachusetts saw a drop in hospitalizations in Tuesday’s COVID-19 report and also saw a subtraction of deaths.

Massachusetts has seen 114 more positive cases announced in the last 24 hours. An increase from the previous 24 hour period.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total cases to 108,882 with 0 more reported dead for a total of 8,054. Due to ongoing data cleaning which identifies and removes duplicate reports, the number of both confirmed and probable deaths has decreased as of today’s report.

Massachusetts had seen 101 more positive cases in the previous 24 hour period.

9,391 tests were performed, almost 3,600 less than yesterday, to increase the overall total to 1,066,060. The amount of individuals tested is 842,960.

Hospitalizations have decreased in 44 of the last 50 days.

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As of June 1st, the Department of Public Health began reporting both confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases and deaths.

This change is in accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control to include “probable” COVID-19 cases and deaths in data collection and reporting efforts. This change has increased the number of cases and deaths reported in Massachusetts.

Nursing home cases and cases by City and Town as of June 24th.

Count and Rate (per 100,000) of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and Persons Tested1in MA by City/Town, January 1, 2020 –June 24, 2020

Massachusetts residents subject to COVID-19 quarantine by current status up to June 24th
• Total of individuals subject to quarantine: 68,141
• Total of individuals who have completed monitoring (no longer in quarantine): 65,470
• Total of individuals currently undergoing monitoring/under quarantine: 2,671

According to the CDC, as of June 30th, the total amount of cases in the country is 2,581,229 with 126,739 dead.

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