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DPH reports 1 death, 93 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that there was one new death among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,630.

DPH also reported 93 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 663,822 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 1,348 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that 31,484 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,825,346 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Wednesday, 110 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 33 were in intensive care units and 15 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 65 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests rose to 0.36% Wednesday, up from 0.33% Tuesday, and up from 0.29% Monday.

Tuesday, June 29

DPH reports 1 death, 63 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Tuesday that there was one new death among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,629.

DPH also reported 63 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 663,729 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 1,361 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Tuesday that 19,683 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,793,862 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Tuesday, 104 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 31 were in intensive care units and 15 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 60 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests rose to 0.33% Tuesday, a slight increase from 0.29% Monday.

Monday, June 28

DPH reports 2 deaths, 41 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Monday that there were two new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,628.

DPH also reported 41 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 663,666 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 1,422 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Monday that 13,665 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,774,179 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Monday, 95 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 31 were in intensive care units and 11 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 60 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests was 0.29% Monday.

Saturday, June 26

DPH reports 2 death, 56 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Saturday that there was one new death among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,625.

DPH also reported 56 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 663,594 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 1,419 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Saturday that 30,602 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,739,210 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Saturday, 99 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 25 were in intensive care units and 11 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 60 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests dropped to 0.29% Saturday, down from 0.31% Friday.

Friday, June 25

DPH reports 1 death, 60 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Friday that there was one new death among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,623.

DPH also reported 60 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 663,538 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 1,510 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Friday that 32,214 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,708,608 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Friday, 99 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 31 were in intensive care units and 11 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 60 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests dropped to 0.31% Friday, down from 0.32% Wednesday.

Thursday, June 24

No MA towns in ‘red’ or ‘yellow’ zones again this week

For the third week in a row, no towns in Massachusetts were listed in the red high-risk zone nor the yellow moderate-risk zone for COVID-19 in the state Department of Health’s weekly town-by-town statistics for the novel coronavirus.

Three weeks ago was the first week no community had been listed in the red zone after the number of high-risk communities in MA had continued to drop over the weeks. All MA communities are now listed in either the green or gray zones.

DPH reports 4 deaths, 78 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Thursday that there were four new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,622.

DPH also reported 78 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 663,478 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 1,636 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Thursday that 32,769 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,676,394 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Thursday, 96 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 29 were in intensive care units and 15 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 60 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests remained at 0.32% Thursday.

Wednesday, June 23

DPH reports 5 deaths, 68 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that there were five new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,618.

DPH also reported 68 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 663,400 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 1,721 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that 37,713 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,643,625 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Wednesday, 94 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 30 were in intensive care units and 15 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 60 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests dropped to 0.32% Wednesday after remaining at 0.34% for three days in a row.

Tuesday, June 22

DPH reports 1 death, 33 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Tuesday that there was one new death among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,613.

DPH also reported 33 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 663,332 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 1,838 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Tuesday that 20,322 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,605,912 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Tuesday, 103 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 35 were in intensive care units and 17 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 59 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests remained at 0.34% Tuesday for the third day in a row.

State hits vaccine milestone

The state has reached its goal of 4.1 million residents vaccinated, Gov. Charlie Baker tweeted Tuesday afternoon.

This comes as another mass vaccination site is closing down.

Baker says the state is still working to get a vaccine for everyone who wants one.

Monday, June 21

DPH reports 5 deaths, 48 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Monday that there were 5 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,612.

DPH also reported 48 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 663,299 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 1,876 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Monday that 13,926 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,585,590 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Monday, 100 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 33 were in intensive care units and 15 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 59 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests remained at 0.34% Monday.

Sunday, June 20

DPH reports 5 deaths, 41 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Sunday that there were 5 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,607.

DPH also reported 41 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 663,251 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 1,898 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Sunday that 17,587 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,571,664 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Sunday, 108 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 34 were in intensive care units and 19 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 59 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests dropped to 0.34% Sunday, down from 0.35% Saturday, and down from 0.37% Friday.

Saturday, June 19

DPH reports 6 deaths, 91 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Saturday that there were 6 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,602.

DPH also reported 91 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 663,210 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 1,940 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Saturday that 33,510 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,554,077 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Saturday, 107 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 32 were in intensive care units and 19 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 59 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests dropped to 0.35% Saturday, down from 0.37% Friday, and down from 0.40% Thursday.

Friday, June 18

DPH reports 3 deaths, 71 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Friday that there were 3 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,596.

DPH also reported 71 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 663,119 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 2,000 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Friday that 39,962 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,520,567 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Friday, 110 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 32 were in intensive care units and 19 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 59 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests dropped to 0.37% Friday, down from 0.40% Thursday, and down from 0.41% Wednesday.

Thursday, June 17

No MA towns in ‘red’ or ‘yellow’ zones again this week

For the second week in a row, no towns in Massachusetts were listed in the red high-risk zone nor the yellow moderate-risk zone for COVID-19 in the state Department of Health’s weekly town-by-town statistics for the novel coronavirus.

Two weeks ago was the first week no community had been listed in the red zone after the number of high-risk communities in MA had continued to drop over the weeks. All MA communities are now listed in either the green or gray zones.

DESE reports 53 students, 5 teachers had COVID cases in last week

The state’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education reported Thursday that 53 students have reported positive cases of COVID-19 in the last week. That’s a decrease from the 85 cases among students reported a week ago. All of those students had building access within the last seven days of their positive test reports.

Additionally, DESE said that 5 teachers have reported positive cases of COVID-19 between June 10 and June 16, a decrease from 18 a week ago. Those teachers also had building access within the last seven days of their positive test reports.

There were an estimated 735,000 students and 140,000 teachers in public school buildings in the last seven days, meaning that 0.01% of students and >0.01% of teachers who have been in district schools this past week have reported COVID-19 cases.

DPH reports 3 deaths, 82 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Thursday that there were 3 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,593.

DPH also reported 82 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 663,048 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 2,121 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Thursday that 35,976 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,480,605 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Thursday, 115 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 34 were in intensive care units and 18 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 59 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests dropped slightly to 0.40% Thursday, down from 0.41% Wednesday, and down from 0.42% Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 16

DPH reports 4 deaths, 56 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that there were 4 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,590.

DPH also reported 56 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 662,966 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 2,251 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that 37,635 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,444,629 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Wednesday, 115 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 40 were in intensive care units and 22 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 59 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests dropped slightly to 0.41% Wednesday, down from 0.42% Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 15

Number of fully vaccinated individuals in MA eclipses 4 million

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Tuesday that the number of fully vaccinated individuals in the commonwealth has eclipsed 4 million.

The number of people who have received either both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in MA is 4,003,540, an increase of more than 33,000 people since yesterday.

DPH reports 2 deaths, 55 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Tuesday that there were two new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,586.

DPH also reported 55 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 662,910 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 2,429 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Tuesday that 19,531 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,406,994 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Tuesday, 124 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 43 were in intensive care units and 26 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 60 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests remained at 0.42% Tuesday.

Monday, June 14

DPH reports 8 deaths, 44 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Monday that there were 8 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,584.

DPH also reported 44 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 662,855 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 2,636 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Monday that 13,113 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,387,463 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Monday, 138 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 43 were in intensive care units and 23 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 60 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests remained at 0.42% Monday.

Sunday, June 13

DPH reports 0 deaths, 33 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Sunday that there were no new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. The total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus is 17,576.

DPH also reported 33 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 662,811 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 2,695 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Sunday that 24,980 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,374,350 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Sunday, 133 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 48 were in intensive care units and 27 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 60 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests dropped to 0.42% Sunday, down from 0.44% Saturday, and down from 0.47% Friday.

Saturday, June 12

DPH reports 2 deaths, 113 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Saturday that there were 2 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,576.

DPH also reported 113 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 662,778 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 2,792 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Saturday that 32,776 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,349,370 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Saturday, 136 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 47 were in intensive care units and 23 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 60 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests dropped to 0.44% Saturday, down from 0.47% Friday, and down from 0.51% Thursday.

Friday, June 11

DPH reports 8 deaths, 121 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Friday that there were 8 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,574.

DPH also reported 121 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 662,665 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 2,967 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Friday that 36,074 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,316,594 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Friday, 150 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 53 were in intensive care units and 25 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 60 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests dropped to 0.47% Friday, down from 0.51% Thursday.

Thursday, June 10

No MA towns in ‘red’ or ‘yellow’ zones this week

No towns in Massachusetts were listed in the red high-risk zone nor the yellow moderate-risk zone for COVID-19 in the state Department of Health’s weekly town-by-town statistics for the novel coronavirus.

Last week was the first week no community had been listed in the red zone after the number of high-risk communities in MA had continued to drop over the weeks. All MA communities are now listed in either the green or gray zones.

DESE reports 85 students, 18 teachers had COVID cases in last week

The state’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education reported Thursday that 85 students have reported positive cases of COVID-19 in the last week. That’s a decrease from the 117 cases among students reported a week ago. All of those students had building access within the last seven days of their positive test reports.

Additionally, DESE said that 18 teachers have reported positive cases of COVID-19 between June 3 and June 9, an increase from 13 a week ago. Those teachers also had building access within the last seven days of their positive test reports.

There were an estimated 735,000 students and 140,000 teachers in public school buildings in the last seven days, meaning that 0.01% of students and 0.01% of teachers who have been in district schools this past week have reported COVID-19 cases.

DPH reports 7 deaths, 85 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Thursday that there were 7 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,566.

DPH also reported 85 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 662,544 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 3,191 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Thursday that 40,321 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,280,520 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Thursday, 171 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 52 were in intensive care units and 23 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 60 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests dropped to 0.51% Thursday, down from 0.55% Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 9

DPH reports 5 deaths, 116 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that there were 5 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,559.

DPH also reported 116 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 662,459 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 3,480 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that 36,383 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,240,199 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Wednesday, 173 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 57 were in intensive care units and 29 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 60 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests rose to 0.55% Wednesday, up from 0.52% Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 8

DPH reports 4 deaths, 89 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Tuesday that there were 2 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,554.

DPH also reported 100 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 662,343 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 3,805 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Tuesday that 22,264 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,203,816 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Tuesday, 173 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 57 were in intensive care units and 31 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 58 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests dropped slightly to 0.52% Tuesday, down from 0.53% on Monday and Sunday.

Monday, June 7

DPH reports 4 deaths, 89 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Monday that there were 4 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,552.

DPH also reported 89 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 662,243 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 4,195 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Monday that 16,421 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,181,552 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Monday, 181 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 65 were in intensive care units and 35 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 58 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests remained at 0.53% Monday.

Sunday, June 6

DPH reports 4 deaths, 126 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Sunday that there were 4 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,548.

DPH also reported 126 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 662,154 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 4,335 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Sunday that 30,055 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,165,131 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Sunday, 178 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 64 were in intensive care units and 31 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 58 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests decreased slightly to 0.53% Sunday, down from 0.56% Saturday, and down from 0.57% Friday.

Saturday, June 5

DPH reports 4 deaths, 216 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Saturday that there were 4 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,544.

DPH also reported 216 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 662,028 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 4,486 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Saturday that 40,091 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,135,076 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Saturday, 181 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 65 were in intensive care units and 32 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 58 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests decreased slightly to 0.56% Saturday, down from 0.57% Friday.

Friday, June 4

DPH reports 10 deaths, 177 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Friday that there were 10 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,540.

DPH also reported 177 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 661,812 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 4,735 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Friday that 51,152 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,094,985 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Friday, 193 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 68 were in intensive care units and 38 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 58 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests decreased to 0.57% Friday, down from 0.62% Thursday.

Thursday, June 3

No Mass. town ‘in the red’ this week

No communities in Massachusetts were listed as high-risk for coronavirus, according to data released by the state’s Department of Public Health. Last week, just Tisbury on Martha’s Vineyard was designated as a “red” community, or high-risk for transmitting coronavirus.

The state has consistently seen the number of high-risk communities decline in the last few weeks, with the number of towns dropping from two to one a week ago and down to none Thursday.

DESE reports 117 students, 13 teachers had COVID cases in last week

The state’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education reported Thursday that 117 students have reported positive cases of COVID-19 in the last week. That’s a decrease from the 229 cases among students reported a week ago. All of those students had building access within the last seven days of their positive test reports.

Additionally, DESE said that 13 teachers have reported positive cases of COVID-19 between May 27 and June 2, a decrease from 21 a week ago. Those teachers also had building access within the last seven days of their positive test reports.

There were an estimated 735,000 students and 140,000 teachers in public school buildings in the last seven days, meaning that 0.02% of students and 0.01% of teachers who have been in district schools this past week have reported COVID-19 cases.

DPH reports 7 deaths, 241 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Thursday that there were seven new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,530.

DPH also reported 241 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 661,635 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 5,099 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Thursday that 55,036 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 23,043,833 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Thursday, 203 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 69 were in intensive care units and 36 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 58 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests decreased to 0.62% Thursday, down from 0.69% Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 2

DPH reports 3 deaths, 100 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that there were 3 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,523.

DPH reported 100 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 661,394 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 5,431 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that 24,906 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 22,988,797 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Wednesday, 216 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 76 were in intensive care units and 37 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 58 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests increased to 0.69% Wednesday, up from 0.68% Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 1

DPH reports 12 deaths, 179 new cases in two-day update

The state’s Department of Public Health reported Tuesday that there were 12 new deaths among people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. That pushed the total number of deaths in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus to 17,520.

The numbers DPH reported Tuesday were a reflection of the last two days, as the department did not publish the state’s daily COVID-19 statistics on Monday due to Memorial Day.

DPH reported 179 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, the commonwealth has seen 661,294 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus, including an estimated 5,918 active cases.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, the Department of Public Health reported Tuesday that 28,829 new molecular tests have been administered in Massachusetts for COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has given out 22,963,891 total molecular tests for the virus.

As of Tuesday, 225 people remained hospitalized with coronavirus statewide. Of these patients, 77 were in intensive care units and 38 were intubated. The average age of people hospitalized was 59 years old.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests increased to 0.68% Tuesday, up from 0.66% Sunday.


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- Massachusetts Coronavirus Information

- Boston Coronavirus Information

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