Massachusetts coronavirus cases: 7,085 deaths, 101,163 positive tests

Coronavirus Local Impact

BOSTON (WWLP) – The Department of Public Health reports there are now 101,163 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, including 7,085 deaths on Tuesday.

According to the DPH, 605,771 individuals have been tested by molecular tests. There are 358 new confirmed and probable cases in the state for a total of 101,163.

46,565 individuals have been tested by antibody tests with 885 new cases reported.

There are also 50 new deaths reported for a total of 7,085.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 248
  • Total Cases: 97,539
  • New Deaths: 50
  • Total Deaths: 6,944

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: 110
  • Total Cases: 3,624
  • New Deaths:0
  • Total Deaths: 141

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: In progress
  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 in town. Here is the full list of cases in every city/town in Massachusetts as of May 27th.

Coronavirus cases by county: Total is 101,163

  • Middlesex: 22,296
  • Suffolk: 18,636
  • Essex: 14,795
  • Worcester: 11,438
  • Norfolk: 8,600
  • Plymouth: 8,228
  • Bristol: 7,380
  • Hampden: 6,201
  • Barnstable: 1,430
  • Hampshire: 883
  • Berkshire: 568
  • Franklin: 335
  • Unknown: 319
  • Dukes: 41
  • Nantucket: 13

Coronavirus cases by age group:

  • 0-19: 4,935
  • 20-29: 13,608
  • 30-39: 15,133
  • 40-49: 14,479
  • 50-59: 16,229
  • 60-69: 13,174
  • 70-79: 8,969
  • 80+: 14,292

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

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