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Massachusetts sees highest weighted COVID-19 positive rate since last month, city, town totals released



Massachusetts saw another increase in hospitalizations in Wednesday’s COVID-19 report in addition to an increase in cases.

Massachusetts has seen 356 more positive cases announced in the last 24 hours. An increase from the previous 24 hour period. The 7 day weighted average positive test rate has reached 2% for the first time since June.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total cases to 109,096 with 29 more reported dead for a total of 8,360.

Massachusetts had seen 178 more positive cases in the previous 24 hour period.

15,556 tests were performed, almost 5,300 more than yesterday, to increase the overall total to 1,489,896. The amount of individuals tested is now 1,149,230.

Hospitalizations have decreased in 65 of the last 80 days, but saw an increase of 26 today to see the total jump to 390.


Nursing home cases and cases by City and Town as of July 29th.
Weekly COVID-19 Public Health Report

Massachusetts residents subject to COVID-19 quarantine by current status up to July 28th
• Total of individuals subject to quarantine: 72,481
• Total of individuals who have completed monitoring (no longer in quarantine): 70,449
• Total of individuals currently undergoing monitoring/under quarantine: 2,032

According to the CDC, as of July 29th, the total amount of COVID-19 cases in the country is 4,339,997 with 148,866 dead.

Courtesy of the CDC

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