Coronavirus in Massachusetts: 8,470 deaths, 111,533 COVID-19 cases total

Coronavirus Local Impact

BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials on Thursday reported 162 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts, bringing the total number of confirmed cases statewide to 111,533.

According to the Department of Public Health, 11,555 new tests were performed with a total of 1,262,877 individuals who have been tested by molecular tests.

A total of 598 new individuals have been tested positive by antibody tests with 99,768 total tests reported.

There are also 32 new deaths reported for a total of 8,470 confirmed cases.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 162
  • Total Cases: 111,533
  • New Deaths: 162
  • Total Deaths: 8,470

Probable COVID-19 Cases:

Probable cases are individuals who have not been tested by the standard viral (molecular) test. They have either 1) had a positive antibody test and either had COVID symptoms or were likely to be exposed to a positive case or 2) did not have an antibody test but had COVID symptoms and were known to be exposed to a positive case.
Probable cases also include individuals whose death certificate listed COVID-19 as a cause of death but who were not tested.

  • New Cases: 69
  • Total Cases: 8,341
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Deaths: 221

Every Wednesday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health releases new numbers of coronavirus cases in every city and town. Here is the full list of cases in every city/town in Massachusetts as of August 5.

Coronavirus cases by county:

  • Middlesex: 26,156
  • Suffolk: 21,631
  • Essex: 17,617
  • Worcester: 13,525
  • Norfolk: 10,515
  • Bristol: 9,272
  • Plymouth: 9,193
  • Hampden: 7,541
  • Barnstable: 1,783
  • Hampshire: 1,158
  • Berkshire: 666
  • Franklin: 409
  • Unknown: 308
  • Dukes: 66
  • Nantucket: 34

Coronavirus cases by age group:

  • 0-19: 7,357
  • 20-29: 17,707
  • 30-39: 18,262
  • 40-49: 16,954
  • 50-59: 18,826
  • 60-69: 15,110
  • 70-79: 9,904
  • 80+: 15,489

You can get more details about the COVID-19 cases in the Commonwealth here.

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