Massachusetts COVID-19 Dashboard: 6 new deaths, 598 new cases

Coronavirus Local Impact

BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials reported 6 new confirmed deaths and 598 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

Total COVID-19 Cases by Age Group:

  • 0-4 years: 212
  • 5-9 years: 270
  • 10-14 years: 287
  • 15-19 years: 278
  • 20-29 years: 1,204
  • 30-39 years: 1,039
  • 40-49 years: 594
  • 50-59 years: 617
  • 60-69 years: 352
  • 70-79 years: 150
  • 80+ years: 2

Testing:

According to the Department of Public Health, 41,117 new tests were performed with an overall of 24,561,812 molecular tests administered.

Antigen Tests: A total of 4,133 new individuals have tested positive with 1,493,235 total tests reported.

The 7-day average of percent positivity is 1.87%

Hospitalizations:

There are 163 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 36 patients that are in intensive care units and 14 patients intubated.

As of Wednesday, 89.4% of medical/surgical beds are occupied and 75% of ICU beds are occupied. In western Massachusetts, there are a total of 1,207 medical/surgical beds with 997 that are occupied. The ICU units have a total of 150 beds and 79 of them are occupied.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 598
  • Total Cases: 670,902
  • New Deaths: 6
  • Total Deaths: 17,703

Probable COVID-19 Cases

  • New Cases: 62
  • Total Cases: 47,042
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Deaths: 368

Hampden County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 47
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 52,969
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 1,542

Hampshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 4
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 9,238
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 300

Franklin County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 0
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 2,596
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 113

Berkshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 7
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 6,637
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 290

MassDPH COVID-19 Dashboard

Higher Education:

There are 46 new cases in the last week with a total of 18,103 confirmed COVID-19 cases in higher education institutions. In the last week there were 43,978 new tests reported with a total of 8,176,421.

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