Massachusetts COVID-19 Dashboard: 5 new deaths, 48 new cases

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BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials reported 5 new confirmed deaths and 48 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

Total COVID-19 Cases by Age Group:

  • 0-4 years: 147
  • 5-9 years: 162
  • 10-14 years: 207
  • 15-19 years: 203
  • 20-29 years: 397
  • 30-39 years: 364
  • 40-49 years: 258
  • 50-59 years: 256
  • 60-69 years: 165
  • 70-79 years: 85
  • 80+ years: 65

Testing:

According to the Department of Public Health, 13,926 new tests were performed with an overall of 23,585,590 molecular tests administered.

Antigen Tests: A total of 1,144 new individuals have tested positive with 1,395,054 total tests reported.

The current turnaround time for a molecular test is 1.79 days. The 7-day average of percent positivity is 0.34%.

Hospitalizations:

There are 100 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 33 patients that are in intensive care units and 15 patients intubated. The average age of patients currently hospitalized is 59-years-old.

As of Monday, 83.5% of medical/surgical beds are occupied and 70% of ICU beds are occupied. There are currently 0 beds occupied through alternate medical sites.

In western Massachusetts, there are a total of 1,167 medical/surgical beds with 903 that are occupied. The ICU units have a total of 154 beds and 79 of them are occupied.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 48
  • Total Cases: 663,299
  • Estimated Active Cases: 1,876
  • New Deaths: 5
  • Total Deaths: 17,612

Probable COVID-19 Cases

  • New Cases: 0
  • Total Cases: 46,144
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Deaths: 364

Hampden County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 5
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 52,405
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 1,536

Hampshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 1
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 9,158
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 300

Franklin County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 0
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 2,581
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 113

Berkshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 1
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 6,546
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 288

MassDPH COVID-19 Dashboard

Higher Education:

There are -12 new cases in the last week with a total of 18,004 confirmed COVID-19 cases in higher education institutions. In the last week there were 53,195 new tests reported with a total of 7,954,739.

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