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Massachusetts COVID-19 hospitalizations increase for 4th straight day, 20 more reported deaths

Massachusetts saw an increase in hospitalizations for the fourth consecutive day in Thursday’s COVID-19 report.

Massachusetts has seen 363 more positive cases announced today. An increase from Wednesday’s report. The 7 day weighted average positive test rate remains at 0.8%.

Massachusetts had seen 182 more positive cases announced yesterday.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total cases to 121,759 with 20 more reported dead for a total of 8,957.

17,889 tests were performed on new individuals, over 6,500 more than yesterday’s report, to increase the amount of individuals tested to 1,906,212. The overall amount of tests administered is now 2,852,550.

Hospitalizations have decreased in 88 of the last 122 days as hospitalizations, however, they increased by 17 today to see the total rise to 355.

Nursing home cases and cases by City and Town up to September 9th.
Weekly COVID-19 Public Health Report

Massachusetts residents subject to COVID-19 quarantine by current status up to September 9th
• Total of individuals subject to quarantine: 83,091
• Total of individuals who have completed monitoring (no longer in quarantine): 81,102
• Total of individuals currently undergoing monitoring/under quarantine: 1,989

According to the CDC, as of September 10th, the total amount of COVID-19 cases in the country is 6,343,562 with 190,262 dead.

Courtesy of the CDC

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