Massachusetts COVID-19 Daily Report: 8 new deaths, 1,368 new cases

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BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials reported 8 new confirmed deaths and 1,368 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

Total COVID-19 Cases by Age Group:

  • 0-4 years: 558
  • 5-9 years: 689
  • 10-14 years: 699
  • 15-19 years: 781
  • 20-29 years: 2,947
  • 30-39 years: 2,216
  • 40-49 years: 1,343
  • 50-59 years: 1,221
  • 60-69 years: 770
  • 70-79 years: 438
  • 80+ years: 228

Testing:

According to the Department of Public Health, 55,950 new tests were performed with an overall of 25,088,299 molecular tests administered.

Antigen Tests: A total of 8,510 new individuals have tested positive with 1,564,797 total tests reported.

The 7-day average of percent positivity is 2.91%

Hospitalizations:

There are 346 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 86 patients that are in intensive care units and 36 patients intubated.

As of Wednesday, 90% of medical/surgical beds are occupied and 76% of ICU beds are occupied. In western Massachusetts, there are a total of 1,203 medical/surgical beds with 991 that are occupied. The ICU units have a total of 152 beds and 81 of them are occupied.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 1,368
  • Total Cases: 683,608
  • New Deaths: 8
  • Total Deaths: 17,751

Probable COVID-19 Cases

  • New Cases: 72
  • Total Cases: 48,213
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Deaths: 370

Hampden County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 85
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 54,089
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 1,548

Hampshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 18
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 9,390
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 300

Franklin County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 6
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 2,664
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 114

Berkshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 14
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 6,879
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 293

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Higher Education:

There are 107 new cases in the last week with a total of 18,277 confirmed COVID-19 cases in higher education institutions. In the last week there were 48,258 new tests reported with a total of 8,284,345.

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