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Massachusetts sees increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations for second straight day as positive test rate also increases



Massachusetts saw an increase in hospitalizations for a second straight day in Sunday’s COVID-19 report.

Massachusetts has seen 353 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 now increased to 2.2%.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total cases to 110,430 with 11 more reported dead for a total of 8,417.

Massachusetts had seen 290 more positive cases in the previous 24 hour period.

13,312 tests were performed, over 700 more than yesterday, to increase the overall total to 1,573,852. The amount of individuals tested is now 1,206,512.

Hospitalizations have decreased in 67 of the last 84 days, but saw an increase of 37 today to see the total rise to 406.

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 August 2nd, the total amount of COVID-19 cases in the country is 4,601,526 with 154,002 dead.

Courtesy of the CDC

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