Coronavirus in Massachusetts: 0 deaths reported Tuesday, first time since March

Coronavirus Local Impact

BOSTON (WWLP) – There are no Covid-19-related deaths in Massachusetts on Tuesday, according to a report released by the Department of Public Health. This is the first time since the first death was reported in the state late-March.

Health officials also reported on Tuesday that there are now 114 new confirmed and probable Covid-19 cases in the state, bringing the total to 108,882. There are currently 108,882 cases of Covid-19 in Massachusetts with 8,054 deaths in total statewide since the virus outbreak.

The first Covid-19-related death was reported by state health officials on March 20. The victim was a man in his 80s from Suffolk County who died from the infection after being hospitalized with pre-existing health conditions. More: First coronavirus-related death reported in Massachusetts.

According to the DPH, 5,813 new tests have been performed with a total of 842,960 individuals who have been tested by molecular tests. As of date, 918 individuals have been tested by antibody tests with 71,686 tests reported.

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Covid-19 Dashboard

There are also 0 new deaths reported for a total of 8,054* which has decreased from Monday’s report of 8,095 (*Due to ongoing data cleaning which identifies and removes duplicate reports, the number of both confirmed and probable deaths has decreased as of today’s report).

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 73
  • Total Cases: 103,701
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Deaths: 7,874

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: 41
  • Total Cases: 5,181
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Deaths: 180

The report issued includes six public health indicators. Before and during reopening, these metrics must continue to show progress.

  1. COVID-19 positive test rate: Positive trend
  2. Number of individuals who died from COVID-19: In progress
  3. Number of patients with COVID-19 in hospitals: Positive trend
  4. Healthcare system readiness: In progress
  5. Testing capacity: Positive trend
  6. Contract tracing capabilities: In progress

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 June 24th

Coronavirus cases by county:

  • Middlesex: 23,962
  • Suffolk: 19,819
  • Essex: 16,088
  • Worcester: 12,350
  • Norfolk: 9,166
  • Plymouth: 8,684
  • Bristol: 8,225
  • Hampden: 6,776
  • Barnstable: 1,538
  • Hampshire: 962
  • Berkshire: 594
  • Franklin: 366
  • Unknown: 288
  • Dukes: 49
  • Nantucket: 15

Coronavirus cases by age group:

  • 0-19: 5,784
  • 20-29: 15,111
  • 30-39: 16,401
  • 40-49: 15,534
  • 50-59: 17,245
  • 60-69: 14,039
  • 70-79: 9,454
  • 80+: 15,041

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

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