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Massachusetts sets record number of daily COVID-19 cases as deaths and hospitalizations continue rise



Massachusetts saw yet another increase in hospitalizations, deaths, and active cases in Wednesday’s COVID-19 report.

Massachusetts has seen 4,613 more positive cases announced today. An increase from Tuesday’s report that is a record number of daily cases. The 7 day weighted average positive test rate increased to 4.94%. The rate was 3.3 just over a week ago.

Massachusetts had seen 2,845 more positive cases announced yesterday.

The Massachusetts Department of Health statistics show a rise in total confirmed cases to 225,787 with 46 more reported dead for a total of 10,824.

The overall amount of tests administered in Massachusetts is now 8,566,262 after 105,845 new molecular tests.

The 3 day average of COVID-19 deaths increased to 28.

Estimated active cases increased to 45,390.

Hospitalizations have increased in 58 of the last 79 days and 33 of the last 38, and increased by 68 to see the total raise to 1,259.

Nursing home cases, city and town metrics, and cluster information up to November 25th.
Weekly COVID-19 Public Health Report

According to Friday’s report, Fall River has a 92.3 Average Daily Incident Rate per 100,000 (Last 14 days) (86.2 last week) which is the third highest in the state among communities in the red. New Bedford sits at 45.6 (was 39.2). Westport is also in the red at 49.0 (was 46.0), Swansea is at 69.0 after nearly doubling last week to 65.8, and Somerset saw a small decrease to 57.5 (was 58.6). Freetown also saw their rate decrease as it now sits at 31.6.

Massachusetts residents subject to COVID-19 quarantine by current status up to November 18th
• Total of individuals subject to quarantine: 126,742
• Total of individuals who have completed monitoring (no longer in quarantine): 115,755
• Total of individuals currently undergoing monitoring/under quarantine: 10,987

As of December 2nd, according to the CDC, the United States has seen 13,626,022 cases of COVID-19 with 269,763 reported deaths.

Courtesy of the CDC

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