Massachusetts COVID-19 Dashboard: 5 new deaths, 68 new cases

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BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials reported 5 new confirmed deaths and 68 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

Total COVID-19 Cases by Age Group:

  • 0-4 years: 68
  • 5-9 years: 64
  • 10-14 years: 80
  • 15-19 years: 105
  • 20-29 years: 244
  • 30-39 years: 176
  • 40-49 years: 145
  • 50-59 years: 138
  • 60-69 years: 77
  • 70-79 years: 51
  • 80+ years: 31

Testing:

According to the Department of Public Health, 37,713 new tests were performed with an overall of 23,643,625 molecular tests administered.

Antigen Tests: A total of 3,141 new individuals have tested positive with 1,400,270 total tests reported.

The current turnaround time for a molecular test is 2.12 days. The 7-day average of percent positivity is 0.32%.

Hospitalizations:

There are 94 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 30 patients that are in intensive care units and 15 patients intubated. The average age of patients currently hospitalized is 60-years-old.

As of Wednesday, 88.2% 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 1,185 medical/surgical beds with 1,001 that are occupied. The ICU units have a total of 152 beds and 85 of them are occupied.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 68
  • Total Cases: 663,400
  • Estimated Active Cases: 1,721
  • New Deaths: 5
  • Total Deaths: 17,618

Probable COVID-19 Cases

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

Hampden County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 4
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 52,415
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 1,536

Hampshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 1
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 9,163
  • 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: 2
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 6,550
  • New Deaths: 0
  • 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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