Massachusetts COVID-19 Dashboard: 19 new deaths, 1,376 new cases

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BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials reported 19 newly confirmed deaths and 1,376 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

15 communities high-risk for COVID-19 in western Massachusetts 

The Department of Public Health report, which reports new COVID data every Thursday, listed the following 15 communities in the “red zone”: Adams, Chicopee, East Longmeadow, Granby, Hampden, Holyoke, Ludlow, Monson, Orange, Palmer, Southampton, Springfield, Ware, West Springfield, and Williamstown. 

Total COVID-19 Cases by Age Group:

  • 0-4 years: 1,116
  • 5-9 years: 1,396
  • 10-14 years: 1,722
  • 15-19 years: 2,748
  • 20-29 years: 6,375
  • 30-39 years: 4,221
  • 40-49 years: 3,395
  • 50-59 years: 3,434
  • 60-69 years: 2,022
  • 70-79 years: 640
  • 80+ years: 292

Testing:

According to the Department of Public Health, 39,378 new tests were performed with an overall of 19,873,299 molecular tests administered.

Antigen Tests: A total of 2,457 new individuals have tested positive with 685,644 total tests reported.

The current turn around time for a molecular test is 1.31 days. The 7-day average of percent positivity is 2.30%.

Hospitalizations:

There are 699 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 162 patients that are in intensive care units and 102 patients intubated. The average age of patients currently hospitalized is 61-years-old.

As of Monday, 84.3% of medical/surgical beds are occupied and 72% of ICU beds are occupied. There are currently 0 beds occupied through alternate medical sites.

In western Massachusetts, there are a total of 1,168 medical/surgical beds with 957 that are occupied. The ICU units have a total of 153 beds and 86 of them are occupied.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 1,376
  • Total Cases: 621,261
  • Estimated Active Cases: 39,840
  • New Deaths: 19
  • Total Deaths: 17,061

Probable COVID-19 Cases

  • New Cases: 156
  • Total Cases: 39,775
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Deaths: 345

Hampden County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 147
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 47,939
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 1,469

Hampshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 10
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 8,642
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 284

Franklin County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 9
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 2,330
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 110

Berkshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 24
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 5,903
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 281

MassDPH COVID-19 Dashboard

Higher Education:

There are 737 new cases in the last week with a total of 16,031 confirmed COVID-19 cases in higher education institutions. In the last week there were 255,589 new tests reported with a total of 6,381,117 tests performed.

COVID-19 Cases in Long-Term Care Facilities:

  • Residents/Healthcare workers with probable or confirmed COVID-19: 35,031
  • Facilities reporting at least one probable or confirmed case of COVID-19: 424
  • Probable or confirmed COVID-19 deaths: 9,016

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