BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials on Sunday reported 172 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts, bringing the total number of confirmed cases statewide to 105,629.
The Department of Public Health reports there are now 105,629 confirmed cases and 5,968 probable cases, a total of 111,597 cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, including 8,310 total confirmed and probable deaths on Sunday.
According to the DPH, 11,119 new tests were performed with a total of 951,512 individuals have been tested by molecular tests.
512 new individuals have been tested positive by antibody tests with 80,573 total tests reported.
There are also 15 new deaths reported for a total of 8,110 among confirmed cases.
Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:
- New Cases: 172
- Total Cases: 105,629
- New Deaths: 15
- Total Deaths: 8,110
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: 27
- Total Cases: 5,968
- New Deaths: 0
- Total Deaths: 215
The report issued includes six public health indicators. Before and during reopening, these metrics must continue to show progress.
- COVID-19 positive test rate: Positive trend
- Number of individuals who died from COVID-19: In progress
- Number of patients with COVID-19 in hospitals: Positive trend
- Healthcare system readiness: In progress
- Testing capacity: Positive trend
- 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 July 8th
Coronavirus cases by county:
- Middlesex: 24,483
- Suffolk: 20,301
- Essex: 16,469
- Worcester: 12,648
- Norfolk: 9,462
- Plymouth: 8,811
- Bristol: 8,460
- Hampden: 7,000
- Barnstable: 1,578
- Hampshire: 1,008
- Berkshire: 613
- Franklin: 384
- Unknown: 300
- Dukes: 58
- Nantucket: 22
Coronavirus cases by age group:
- 0-19: 6,104
- 20-29: 15,789
- 30-39: 16,848
- 40-49: 15,880
- 50-59: 17,625
- 60-69: 14,314
- 70-79: 9,571
- 80+: 15,192
You can get more details about the COVID-19 cases in the Commonwealth here.