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Massachusetts passes 30,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 137 more dead



Massachusetts has seen 2,263 more positive cases 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 32,181 with 137 more reported dead for a total of 1,245.

Massachusetts had seen 1,755 more positive cases in the previous 24 hour period.

There were 8,750 new tests conducted for a total of 140,773, a record number for a single day.

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• Massachusetts residents subject to COVID-19 quarantine by current status up to April 14th, 2020
• Total of individuals subject to quarantine: 17,605
• Total of individuals who have completed monitoring (no longer in quarantine): 8,118
• Total of individuals currently undergoing monitoring/under quarantine: 9,487

According to the CDC, as of April 16th, the total amount of cases in the country is 632,548 (632,220 confirmed; 348 probable) with 27,012 (22,871 confirmed; 4,141 probable) dead.

Governor Baker stated Tuesday at a 2:00 p.m. press conference that construction is finishing this week on a 140 bed field hospital at UMass Dartmouth. According to a spokesperson for Baker, the Administration’s COVID-19 Response Command Center will release when the site is complete and ready for launch.

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