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Massachusetts sees drop in COVID-19 hospitalizations, cases, as cases rise nationwide



Massachusetts saw a major decrease in hospitalizations in Thursday’s COVID-19 report.

Massachusetts has seen 195 more positive cases announced in the last 24 hours. A decrease from the previous 24 hour period.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total cases to 109,338 with 51 more reported dead for a total of 8,132.

Massachusetts had seen 261 more positive cases in the previous 24 hour period.

9,391 tests were performed, more than 1,600 less than yesterday, to increase the overall total to 1,090,482. The amount of individuals tested is 860,936.

Hospitalizations have decreased in 45 of the last 52 days.

Massachusetts Department of Public Health COVID-19 Dashboard

As of June 1st, the Department of Public Health began reporting both confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases and deaths.

This change is in accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control to include “probable” COVID-19 cases and deaths in data collection and reporting efforts. This change has increased the number of cases and deaths reported in Massachusetts.

COMMUNITYPhase 3 to begin Monday in Massachusetts which include fitness centers, movie theaters, venues, museums

Nursing home cases and cases by City and Town as of July 1st.

Count and Rate (per 100,000) of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and Persons Tested in MA by City/Town, January 1, 2020 – July 1, 2020

Massachusetts residents subject to COVID-19 quarantine by current status up to July 1st
• Total of individuals subject to quarantine: 69,190
• Total of individuals who have completed monitoring (no longer in quarantine): 66,921
• Total of individuals currently undergoing monitoring/under quarantine: 2,269

According to the CDC, as of July 2nd, the total amount of cases in the country is 2,679,230 with 128,024 dead.

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