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Massachusetts sees over 7,300 COVID-19 cases in the past 7 days, deaths and hospitalizations increase



Massachusetts continued to see a rise in positive test rate in Wednesday’s COVID-19 report.

Massachusetts has seen 1,137 more positive cases announced today. An increase from Tuesday’s report. The 7 day weighted average positive test rate increased once again and is now at 1.8%.

Massachusetts had seen 1,025 more positive cases announced yesterday.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total confirmed cases to 150,498 with 36 more reported dead for a total of 9,700.

18,645 tests were performed on new individuals, over 4,900 more than yesterday’s report, to increase the amount of individuals tested to 2,684,620. The overall amount of tests administered in Massachusetts is now 5,865,571.

The 3 day average of COVID-19 deaths increased to 18.

Hospitalizations have increased in 29 of the last 44 days, as they increased by 15 today to see the total raise to 582.

Nursing home cases and cases by City and Town up to October 21st.
Weekly COVID-19 Public Health Report

Massachusetts residents subject to COVID-19 quarantine by current status up to October 21st
• Total of individuals subject to quarantine: 98,806
• Total of individuals who have completed monitoring (no longer in quarantine): 94,080
• Total of individuals currently undergoing monitoring/under quarantine: 4,726

As of October 28th, according to the CDC, the United States has seen 8,752,794 cases of COVID-19 with 225,985 reported deaths.

Courtesy of the CDC

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