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Massachusetts COVID-19 hospitalizations spike, U.S. sets record for 4th time in 8 days



Massachusetts saw a rise in hospitalizations in Saturday’s COVID-19 report.

Massachusetts has seen 1,292 more positive cases announced today. A decrease from Friday’s report. The 7 day weighted average positive test rate remains at 1.9% after several increases this week.

Massachusetts had seen 1,488 more positive cases announced yesterday.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total confirmed cases to 154,521 with 16 more reported dead for a total of 9,766.

18,122 tests were performed on new individuals, over 2,100 less than yesterday’s report, to increase the amount of individuals tested to 2,741,323. The overall amount of tests administered in Massachusetts is now 6,103,161.

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

Hospitalizations have increased in 31 of the last 47 days and increased by 52 today to see the total raise to 623.

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 31st, according to the CDC, the United States has seen 9,024,298 cases of COVID-19 with 229,109 reported deaths.

Courtesy of the CDC

The U.S. hit a record number of daily cases for the 4th time since October 23rd, according to the CDC.

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