CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Four western Massachusetts municipalities are now listed as high risk for spreading COVID-19, according to data released by the state Department of Public Health Thursday.
The data, a map released weekly or bi-weekly, listed the following communities listed as a red zone:
- West Springfield
Last week’s data showed Springfield was among 16 communities across the Commonwealth listed as high-risk, it was also the only western Massachusetts city in red, with more than 25 COVID-19 cases reported in a week.
Eight local areas are listed in the yellow zone; Agawam, Amherst, East Longmeadow, Easthampton, Longmeadow, Ludlow, Palmer, and Pittsfield. This means those areas have seen less than or equal to 25 total cases in a week.