COVID-19 in Massachusetts: 76 new deaths, 3,004 new cases

Coronavirus Local Impact

Mass. DPH Feb. 7

BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials reported 76 newly confirmed deaths and 3,004 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

Total COVID-19 Cases by Age Group:

  • 0-19 years: 9,817
  • 20-29 years: 8,504
  • 30-39 years: 7,001
  • 40-49 years: 6,362
  • 50-59 years: 6,897
  • 60-69 years: 4,754
  • 70-79 years: 2,474
  • 80+ years: 1,823

Testing:

According to the Department of Public Health, 113,095 new tests were performed with an overall of 14,325,516 molecular tests administered. Of those, 4,682,998 tests were first time tests and 9,642,518 were repeat tests.

Antigen Tests: A total of 1,640 new individuals have tested positive with 497,964 total tests reported.

The current turn around time for a molecular test is 1.90 days. The 7-day average of percent positivity is 2.96%.

Hospitalizations:

1,389 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 318 patients that are in intensive care units and 191 patients intubated. The average age of patients currently hospitalized is 68-years-old.

As of Sunday, 82.7% of medical/surgical beds are occupied and 76% of ICU beds are occupied. There are currently 33 beds occupied through alternate medical sites.

In western Massachusetts, there are a total of 1,166 medical/surgical beds with 884 that are occupied. The ICU units have a total of 159 beds and 96 of them are occupied.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 3,004
  • Total Cases: 516,530
  • Estimated Active Cases: 59,162
  • New Deaths: 76
  • Total Deaths: 14,698

Probable COVID-19 Cases

  • New Cases: 103
  • Total Cases: 27,404
  • New Deaths: 2
  • Total Deaths: 301

Hampden County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 252
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 38,640
  • New Deaths: 5
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 1,232

Hampshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 104
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 6,277
  • New Deaths: 2
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 241

Franklin County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 12
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 1,844
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 98

Berkshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 20
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 4,639
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 230

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Higher Education:

There are 1,044 new cases in the last week with a total of 9,753 confirmed COVID-19 cases in higher education institutions. In the last week there were 233,579 new tests reported with a total of 4,049,869 tests performed.

COVID-19 Cases in Long-Term Care Facilities:

  • Residents/Healthcare workers with probable or confirmed COVID-19: 34,193
  • Facilities reporting at least one probable or confirmed case of COVID-19: 421
  • Probable or confirmed COVID-19 deaths: 8,247

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