Massachusetts COVID-19 Dashboard: 6 new deaths, 269 new cases

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BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials reported 6 new confirmed deaths and 269 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

Tuesday’s report is a combination of the weekend and Monday’s reports due to the holiday. Also beginning Tuesday, weekend reports will now be combined into Monday’s report every week.

Total COVID-19 Cases by Age Group:

  • 0-4 years: 51
  • 5-9 years: 36
  • 10-14 years: 63
  • 15-19 years: 67
  • 20-29 years: 197
  • 30-39 years: 147
  • 40-49 years: 124
  • 50-59 years: 101
  • 60-69 years: 74
  • 70-79 years: 61
  • 80+ years: 28

Testing:

According to the Department of Public Health, 65,702 new tests were performed with an overall of 23,947,953 molecular tests administered.

Antigen Tests: A total of 3,364 new individuals have tested positive with 1,428,927 total tests reported.

The 7-day average of percent positivity is 0.42%.

Hospitalizations:

There are 81 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 26 patients that are in intensive care units and 13 patients intubated. The average age of patients currently hospitalized is 72-years-old.

As of Tuesday, 83% of medical/surgical beds are occupied and 67% of ICU beds are occupied. In western Massachusetts, there are a total of 1,168 medical/surgical beds with 918 that are occupied. The ICU units have a total of 152 beds and 72 of them are occupied.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 269
  • Total Cases: 664,246
  • New Deaths: 6
  • Total Deaths: 17,640

Probable COVID-19 Cases

  • New Cases: 21
  • Total Cases: 46,182
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Deaths: 365

Hampden County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 15
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 52,474
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 1,537

Hampshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 2
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 9,179
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 300

Franklin County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 1
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 2,586
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 113

Berkshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 10
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 6,572
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 288

MassDPH COVID-19 Dashboard

Higher Education:

There are 5 new cases in the last week with a total of 18,022 confirmed COVID-19 cases in higher education institutions. In the last week there were 36,792 new tests reported with a total of 8,053,001.

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