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Massachusetts sees over 700 new cases as world breaks COVID-19 daily case record



Massachusetts saw an increase in hospitalizations in Friday’s COVID-19 report.

Massachusetts has seen 734 more positive cases announced today. An increase from Thursday’s report. The 7 day weighted average positive test rate increased back to 1.1%.

Massachusetts had seen 409 more positive cases announced yesterday.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total confirmed cases to 135,011 with 12 more reported dead for a total of 9,362.

19,567 tests were performed on new individuals, over 5,500 more than yesterday’s report, to increase the amount of individuals tested to 2,380,392. The overall amount of tests administered in Massachusetts is now 4,601,434.

The 3 day average of COVID-19 deaths decreased to 10 from 12.

Hospitalizations have increased in 17 of the last 25 days and increased by 16 today to see the total increase to 500.

Nursing home cases and cases by City and Town up to October 7th.
Weekly COVID-19 Public Health Report

Massachusetts residents subject to COVID-19 quarantine by current status up to October 7th
• Total of individuals subject to quarantine: 92,662
• Total of individuals who have completed monitoring (no longer in quarantine): 88,825
• Total of individuals currently undergoing monitoring/under quarantine: 3,837

According to the CDC, as of October 9th, the total amount of COVID-19 cases in the country is 7,583,200 with 212,111 dead.

Courtesy of the CDC

WHO states that the world hit a daily high of 350,766 COVID-19 cases breaking the record by over 10,000.

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