Massachusetts COVID-19 Dashboard: 7 new deaths, 241 new cases

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BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials reported 7 new confirmed deaths and 241 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

Total COVID-19 Cases by Age Group:

  • 0-4 years: 254
  • 5-9 years: 271
  • 10-14 years: 378
  • 15-19 years: 321
  • 20-29 years: 667
  • 30-39 years: 610
  • 40-49 years: 419
  • 50-59 years: 428
  • 60-69 years: 242
  • 70-79 years: 139
  • 80+ years: 83

Testing:

According to the Department of Public Health, 55,036 new tests were performed with an overall of 23,043,833 molecular tests administered.

Antigen Tests: A total of 4,662 new individuals have tested positive with 1,341,401 total tests reported.

The current turnaround time for a molecular test is 1.70 days. The 7-day average of percent positivity is 0.62%.

Hospitalizations:

There are 203 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 69 patients that are in intensive care units and 36 patients intubated. The average age of patients currently hospitalized is 58-years-old.

As of Thursday, 85.4% of medical/surgical beds are occupied and 73% of ICU beds are occupied. There are currently 0 beds occupied through alternate medical sites.

In western Massachusetts, there are a total of 1,178 medical/surgical beds with 953 that are occupied. The ICU units have a total of 154 beds and 97 of them are occupied.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 241
  • Total Cases: 661,635
  • Estimated Active Cases: 5,099
  • New Deaths: 7
  • Total Deaths: 17,530

Probable COVID-19 Cases

  • New Cases: 17
  • Total Cases: 45,888
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Deaths: 363

Hampden County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 22
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 52,255
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 1,526

Hampshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 1
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 9,141
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 298

Franklin County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 2
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 2,573
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 113

Berkshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 0
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 6,526
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 286

MassDPH COVID-19 Dashboard

Higher Education:

There are 3 new cases in the last week with a total of 17,999 confirmed COVID-19 cases in higher education institutions. In the last week there were 62,445 new tests reported with a total of 7,830,491.

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