Massachusetts COVID-19 Dashboard: 7 new deaths, 382 new cases

Coronavirus Local Impact

BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials reported 7 new confirmed deaths and 382 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

No communities high-risk for COVID-19 in western Massachusetts for 2nd week in a row 

Total COVID-19 Cases by Age Group:

  • 0-4 years: 392
  • 5-9 years: 444
  • 10-14 years: 578
  • 15-19 years: 548
  • 20-29 years: 1,019
  • 30-39 years: 921
  • 40-49 years: 663
  • 50-59 years: 626
  • 60-69 years: 349
  • 70-79 years: 169
  • 80+ years: 102

Clusters of COVID-19

There are currently 15,091 total clusters involving 12,021 confirmed cases and 654 close contacts. Households are the highest exposure setting with 14,342 total clusters, 3,491 new clusters between April 18 through May 15, and 11,428 ongoing clusters prior to April 18.

Testing:

According to the Department of Public Health, 54,978 new tests were performed with an overall of 22,780,412 molecular tests administered.

Antigen Tests: A total of 4,057 new individuals have tested positive with 1,316,170 total tests reported.

The current turnaround time for a molecular test is 1.62 days. The 7-day average of percent positivity is 0.86%.

Hospitalizations:

There are 264 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 78 patients that are in intensive care units and 43 patients intubated. The average age of patients currently hospitalized is 59-years-old.

As of Wednesday, 85.2% 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 1,183 medical/surgical beds with 976 that are occupied. The ICU units have a total of 150 beds and 82 of them are occupied.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 382
  • Total Cases: 660,298
  • Estimated Active Cases: 8,416
  • New Deaths: 7
  • Total Deaths: 17,482

Probable COVID-19 Cases

  • New Cases: 47
  • Total Cases: 45,729
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Deaths: 359

Hampden County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 32
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 52,113
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 1,517

Hampshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 4
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 9,136
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 296

Franklin County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 3
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 2,567
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 113

Berkshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 7
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 6,521
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 286

MassDPH COVID-19 Dashboard

Higher Education:

There are 77 new cases in the last week with a total of 17,942 confirmed COVID-19 cases in higher education institutions. In the last week there were 136,413 new tests reported with a total of 7,668,644.

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