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MDPH: coronavirus cases in Massachusetts jump to 12 presumptive and 1 confirmed



According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the number of presumptive coronavirus cases in Massachusetts has gone up to 12 today.

The cases include four people from Middlesex County: one woman in her 40s, one woman in her 50s, one man in his 40s and another man in his 60s. The five cases also include one man from Berkshire County in his 60s.

On Friday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced five new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19. All five of the cases were tied to an employee meeting of a multi-national company with headquarters in Massachusetts that took place in late February. The cases included two women and one man from Suffolk County, all in their 40s; and two individuals form Norfolk County, one woman in her 30s and one man in his 40s. All five individuals are at their homes.

As of Wednesday, March 4th, 719 people have been subject to self-quarantine in Massachusetts because of COVID-19. Of those, 470 people have completed monitoring and are no longer quarantined, while 249 are currently quarantined.

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