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Massachusetts hits over 10,000 COVID-19 deaths as positive rates and hospitalizations continue to rise



Massachusetts saw another increase in active cases and hospitalizations again in Thursday’s COVID-19 report.

Massachusetts has seen 2,482 more positive cases announced today. A decrease from Wednesday’s report. The 7 day weighted average positive test rate increased yet again to 2.90%.

Massachusetts had seen 2,495 more positive cases announced yesterday.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total confirmed cases to 174,953 with 21 more reported dead for a total of 10,015.

The overall amount of tests administered in Massachusetts is now 7,004,724 after 98,075 new molecular tests.

The 3 day average of COVID-19 deaths remained at 20.

Estimated active cases are currently 26,201.

Hospitalizations have increased in 41 of the last 59 days and 16 of the last 18 and increased by 2 today to see the total raise to 661.

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

Weekly COVID-19 Public Health Report

According to Friday’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 12th, according to the CDC, the United States has seen 10,314,254 cases of COVID-19 with 241,069 reported deaths.

Courtesy of the CDC

The United States saw the fifth daily case record since November 4th in today’s report.

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