COVID-19 in Massachusetts: 75 new deaths, 4,330 new cases

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BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials reported 75 newly confirmed deaths and 4,330 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

Total COVID-19 Cases by Age Group:

  • 0-19 years: 14,574
  • 20-29 years: 13,575
  • 30-39 years: 11,078
  • 40-49 years: 9,895
  • 50-59 years: 10,723
  • 60-69 years: 7,173
  • 70-79 years: 3,732
  • 80+ years: 2,797

Testing:

According to the Department of Public Health, 112,391 new tests were performed with an overall of 12,866,597 molecular tests administered. Of those, 4,460,273 tests were first time tests and 8,406,324 were repeat tests.

Antigen Tests: A total of 4,165 new individuals have tested positive with 450,046 total tests reported.

The current turn around time for a molecular test is 2.05 days. The 7-day average of percent positivity is 5.17%.

Hospitalizations:

2,055 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 418 patients that are in intensive care units and 291 patients intubated. The average age of patients currently hospitalized is 71-years-old.

As of Sunday, 87.5% of medical/surgical beds are occupied and 82% of ICU beds are occupied. There are currently 51 beds occupied through alternate medical sites.

In western Massachusetts, there are a total of 1,202 medical/surgical beds with 996 that are occupied. The ICU units have a total of 153 beds and 91 of them are occupied.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 4,330
  • Total Cases: 472,175
  • Estimated Active Cases: 92,193
  • New Deaths: 75
  • Total Deaths: 13,777

Probable COVID-19 Cases

  • New Cases: 311
  • Total Cases: 23,918
  • New Deaths: 2
  • Total Deaths: 287

Hampden County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 428
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 34,965
  • New Deaths: 6
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 1,169

Hampshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 57
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 5,312
  • New Deaths: 2
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 226

Franklin County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 19
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 1,685
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 96

Berkshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 47
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 4,270
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 194

Higher Education:

There are 513 new cases in the last week with a total of 7,942 confirmed COVID-19 cases in higher education institutions. In the last week there were 110,145 new tests reported with a total of 3,612,949 tests performed.

COVID-19 Cases in Long-Term Care Facilities:

  • Residents/Healthcare workers with probable or confirmed COVID-19: 33,380
  • Facilities reporting at least one probable or confirmed case of COVID-19: 420
  • Probable or confirmed COVID-19 deaths: 7,886

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