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Massachusetts sees 53 newly reported COVID-19 deaths Wednesday



Massachusetts saw yet another increase in active cases in Wednesday’s COVID-19 report.

Massachusetts has seen 3,224 more positive cases announced today. An increase from Tuesday’s report. The 7 day weighted average positive test rate decreased to 3.00% from 3.02%.

Massachusetts had seen 2,225 more positive cases announced yesterday.

State figures were delayed today due to a technological issue that resulted in an interruption of the data download. As a result, today’s numbers reflect case counts from up to a 30 hour period. Figures will not be released by the State tomorrow, Thanksgiving Day.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total confirmed cases to 207,284 with 53 more reported dead for a total of 10,604.

The overall amount of tests administered in Massachusetts is now 8,130,694 after 129,833 new molecular tests.

The 3 day average of COVID-19 deaths increased to 25.

Estimated active cases increased again to 41,439.

Hospitalizations have increased in 51 of the last 72 days and 26 of the last 31, but decreased by 12 today to see the total raise to 942.

Nursing home cases, city and town metrics, and cluster information up to November 18th.
Weekly COVID-19 Public Health Report

According to Thursday’s report, Fall River has a 86.2 Average Daily Incident Rate per 100,000 (Last 14 days) (62.5 last week) which is the third highest in the state among communities in the red. New Bedford sits at 39.2. Westport is also in the red at 46.0, Swansea nearly doubled last week’s number to 65.8, and Somerset saw an increase of over 10 to 58.6.

Bristol County has the second worst rate at 41.8 with Dukes County first at 44.6.

Massachusetts residents subject to COVID-19 quarantine by current status up to November 18th
• Total of individuals subject to quarantine: 120,415
• Total of individuals who have completed monitoring (no longer in quarantine): 112,228
• Total of individuals currently undergoing monitoring/under quarantine: 8,187

As of November 25th, according to the CDC, the United States has seen 12,498,734 cases of COVID-19 with 259,005 reported deaths.

Courtesy of the CDC

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