Massachusetts COVID-19 Daily Report: 18 new deaths, 2,978 new cases

Coronavirus Local Impact

BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials reported 18 new confirmed deaths and 2,978 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

Total COVID-19 Cases by Age Group:

  • 0-4 years: 1,612
  • 5-9 years: 2,999
  • 10-14 years: 2,945
  • 15-19 years: 1,839
  • 20-29 years: 4,339
  • 30-39 years: 4,640
  • 40-49 years: 3,794
  • 50-59 years: 3,442
  • 60-69 years: 2,382
  • 70-79 years: 1,111
  • 80+ years: 637

Testing:

According to the Department of Public Health, 112,783 new tests were performed with an overall of 32,104,252 molecular tests administered.

Antigen Tests: A total of 24,138 new individuals have tested positive with 2,615,212 total tests reported.

The 7-day average of percent positivity is 3.31%

Hospitalizations:

There are 764 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 165 patients that are in intensive care units and 89 patients intubated. There are 290 patients of the 764 patients that are reportedly fully vaccinated.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 2,978
  • Total Cases: 841,972
  • New Deaths: 18
  • Total Deaths: 18,915

Probable COVID-19 Cases

  • New Cases: 444
  • Total Cases: 62,435
  • New Deaths: 2
  • Total Deaths: 414

Hampden County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 204
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 69,339
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 1,696

Hampshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 40
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 12,382
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 324

Franklin County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 23
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 3,843
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 124

Berkshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 81
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 10,310
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 331

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Higher Education:

There are 479 new cases in the last week with a total of 25,593 confirmed COVID-19 cases in higher education institutions. In the last week there were 199,289 new tests reported with a total of 11,702,206.

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