Coronavirus updates: Mass. DPH reports 14 new COVID-19 deaths, 167 confirmed & 121 probable cases

Coronavirus updates: Mass. DPH reports 14 new COVID-19 deaths, 167 confirmed & 121 probable cases

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Live updates from Saturday, July 11

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Mass. DPH announces 14 new COVID-19 deaths, 288 new cases

The state’s Department of Public Health announced on Saturday evening an additional 14 deaths from COVID-19 in the commonwealth. All of those 14 deaths occurred in people who had confirmed cases of the coronavirus.

In total, 8,310 people have died as a result of the virus, per DPH. Of those fatalities, 8,095 people had confirmed cases of COVID-19 while the other 215 had probable cases of the coronavirus.

Mass. DPH also reported 288 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, 167 of which are confirmed cases while 121 are considered probable at this time. In total, there are 105,457 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the state plus an additional 5,941 probable cases.

In the state’s update to their COVID-19 testing numbers, DPH reported that 7,597 new people have taken molecular tests for the virus, meaning that a total of 940,393 individuals have been administered 1,199,411 molecular tests in the state.

Additionally, 988 new people have taken antibody tests for the virus in Mass., DPH said. In total, 80,061 people have taken that type of test in the commonwealth.

Friday, July 10

State announces 28 new COVID-19 deaths, 152 new cases

The state Dept. of Health released new data Friday showing another 28 people have died from COVID-19 in Massachusetts. The state’s death toll among confirmed coronavirus cases now stands at 8,081.

Another 152 confirmed cases have been announced, bringing the total number of cases to 105,290.

Over 12,000 new people have been tested for COVID-19, according to Friday’s data. Over 1.1 million tests have been administered in the state since the coronavirus pandemic began.

The state is not reporting any new probable deaths Thursday, but did report an additional 61 probable cases. There are now 5,820 probable COVID-19 cases in Mass., and 215 probable deaths.

There are currently 632 people hospitalized with the virus, and 98 people in the ICU with the virus.

Live updates from Thursday, July 9

State announces 25 new COVID-19 deaths, 177 new cases

The state Dept. of Health released new data Thursday showing another 25 people have died from COVID-19 in Massachusetts. The state’s death toll among confirmed coronavirus cases now stands at 8,053.

Another 177 confirmed cases have been announced, bringing the total number of cases to 105,138.

Over 9,000 new people have been tested for COVID-19, according to Thursday’s data. Over 1.1 million tests have been administered in the state since the coronavirus pandemic began.

The state is not reporting any new probable deaths Thursday, but did report an additional 118 probable cases. There are now 5,759 probable COVID-19 cases in Mass., and 215 probable deaths.

There are currently 635 people hospitalized with the virus, and 103 people in the ICU with the virus.

Wednesday, July 8

State announces 30 new COVID-19 deaths, 162 additional confirmed cases

The state’s Department of Public Health announced on Wednesday that 30 new people have died as a result of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Those deaths, all of which occurred in people with confirmed cases of the virus, push the total number of deaths in the Commonwealth to 8,243 people.

Of those more than 8,000 deaths in Mass., 8,028 occurred in people with confirmed cases of the virus while 215 occurred in people with probable cases of COVID-19.

The state also announced an additional 162 confirmed cases of the virus, on top of 102 new probable cases in Mass. In total, there are 110,602 cases of COVID-19 in the state - 104,961 of which are confirmed and 5,641 of which are considered probable.

Mass. DPH also updated their testing numbers in Wednesday’s release.

Since their last update Tuesday, 9,133 new people have taken molecular tests for COVID-19. That increase means that 910,354 individuals in Massachusetts have taken a total of 1,157,023 molecular tests.

Additionally, 1,060 new people have taken antibody tests, DPH announced. In total, 77,150 people in Mass. have been administered that type of test.

Tuesday, July 7

Mass. DPH announces 15 new COVID-19 deaths, 140 additional cases

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Tuesday afternoon an additional 15 COVID-19 deaths in the state.

Those deaths push the total number of confirmed fatalities in Massachusetts from the virus to 8,213. Of those more than 8,000 deaths, 7,998 occurred in people who had confirmed cases of COVID-19 while the other 215 people had probable cases.

Additionally, Mass. DPH announced 140 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth.

In total, there are 104,799 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts.

Since DPH’s latest update on Monday evening, 7,282 new people have been administered molecular tests, pushing the total number of people given that type of test to 901,221.

More than 1 million people have had molecular and antibody tests for the virus in Massachusetts to date.

Live updates from Monday, July 6

Mass. DPH announces 15 new COVID-19 deaths, 157 additional cases

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Monday afternoon an additional 15 COVID-19 deaths in the state.

Those deaths push the total number of confirmed fatalities in Massachusetts from the virus to 8,198. Of those more than 8,000 deaths, 7,983 occurred in people who had confirmed cases of COVID-19 while the other 215 people had probable cases.

Additionally, Mass. DPH announced 157 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth.

In total, there are 104,659 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts.

Since DPH’s latest update on Sunday evening, 7,726 new people have been administered molecular tests, pushing the total number of people given that type of test to 893,939.

To date, more than 1 million people have been given molecular and antibody tests for the virus in Massachusetts.

Live updates from Sunday, July 5

Mass. DPH announces 11 new COVID-19 deaths, 136 additional cases

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Sunday afternoon an additional 11 COVID-19 deaths in the state. Of those deaths, 10 people had confirmed cases of the virus while one of them had a probable case.

Those deaths push the total number of fatalities in Massachusetts from the virus to 8,183. Of those more than 8,000 deaths, 7,968 occurred in people who had confirmed cases of COVID-19 while the other 215 people had probable cases.

Additionally, Mass. DPH announced 136 new cases of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth, 111 of which were confirmed, while 25 are considered probable.

In total, there are 104,502 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts and an additional 5,472 probable cases.

Since DPH’s latest update on Saturday evening, 334 new people have been administered antibody tests, pushing the total number of people given that type of test to 75,636. Additionally, 5,893 new individuals were given molecular tests for COVID-19.

That means, in total, 886,213 people have taken a combined 1,124,217 molecular tests in Massachusetts.

Saturday, July 4

DPH announces 23 new COVID-19 deaths, 210 additional cases

The death toll from COVID-19 in Massachusetts has risen on Saturday after the state’s Department of Public Health announced that 23 new people who had confirmed cases of the virus have died in the state. That pushes the total number of people who have died from COVID-19 in the Commonwealth to 8,172.

Of the more than 8,000 deaths, 7,958 of those victims had confirmed cases of the virus while 214 had probable cases, DPH said.

Additionally, Mass. DPH reported that there are 210 new cases of the virus in the state, with 163 of those new cases confirmed and 47 considered probable. In total there are 109,838 cases of COVID-19 in Mass.; 104,391 are considered confirmed while 5,447 are considered probable.

Since DPH’s last update on Friday, 704 new people have taken antibody tests for the virus, pushing the total number of people in Mass. who have taken that type of test to 75,302.

Also, 7,940 new people were administered molecular tests for COVID-19 since Friday’s report. In total, 880,320 people have been given 1,116,271 molecular tests.

Friday, July 3

State announces 17 new COVID-19 deaths, 290 more cases

On Friday, July 3, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced 17 new deaths from confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported and 290 new cases were announced, where 78 are considered probable.

The death toll from the virus in the state is now at 8,149 and 109,628 total cases have been reported.

The overall rate of positive tests by molecular testing has dropped since at least late May. Middlesex County currently has the highest number of cases per county.

While the number of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 has been dropping, 656 people are currently hospitalized due to the virus, where 106 are currently in the ICU and 55 are intubated.

So far, 1,105,013 molecular tests have been administered and 872,380 people have been tested.

Live updates from Thursday, July 2

Mass. DPH announces 16 new COVID-19 deaths from confirmed cases, 35 considered probable; 158 newly confirmed cases

On a milestone day for Massachusetts when Governor Charlie Baker announced the date Phase 3 of the state’s reopening plan would begin, 16 new deaths from confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported in the Commonwealth while 35 were considered probable.

The death toll comes amid 158 newly confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus reported Thursday by the State Department of Public Health.

The total number of confirmed cases in the state now rises to 104,016.

Live updates from Wednesday, July 1

Mass. DPH announces 28 new COVID-19 deaths, 261 additional cases

Just one day after the state reported no new COVID-19 deaths in Mass. for the first time since March, the death toll in Massachusetts from the virus has again increased. The state’s Department of Public Health announced an additional 28 COVID-19 deaths in Mass. on Wednesday night.

Of those deaths, all 28 occurred in people who had confirmed cases of COVID-19. In total, 7,902 people have died while having a confirmed case of COVID-19, while 179 passed away with probable cases of the virus, per DPH.

Additionally, Mass. DPH reported that there are 261 new cases of the virus in the state, of which 157 are confirmed and 104 are considered probable. In total, there are 103,858 confirmed cases of the virus in Mass. plus an additional 5,285 probable cases.

Since Mass. DPH’s latest update Tuesday, 1,066 new people have received antibody tests for COVID-19, bringing the total number of people administered that type of test to 72,752. Additionally, 10,190 new people were given molecular tests for COVID-19.

In total, 853,150 people have been administered 1,079,648 molecular tests in Massachusetts, DPH said.

Tuesday, June 30

State reports no new COVID-19 deaths, 114 new cases

On Tuesday, state health officials announced no new deaths from the novel coronavirus were reported. Meanwhile, 114 new cases have been reported.

Revised data from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, which identifies and removes duplicate reports, shows the actual number of confirmed and probable deaths related to COVID-19 is lower than what had previously been reported. The new total number of deaths is currently at 8,054. As for deaths among confirmed cases, the total number is 7,874.

According to the newest report, 73 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported while 41 are considered probable cases.

So far, 1,066,060 molecular tests have been administered, while 842,960 people have been tested by molecular tests. 71,686 total people have been tested for antibodies.

Currently the highest rate of COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts is in Suffolk County.

Monday, June 29

Mass. DPH announces 35 new confirmed COVID-19 deaths, 101 additional cases in state

The state’s Department of Public Health announced on Monday evening that 35 additional COVID-19 deaths have been confirmed in Massachusetts. Those deaths bring the number of confirmed fatalities in the state to 7,895 people, while an additional 200 people have died while having probable cases of the virus.

Mass. DPH also reported 101 new cases of the virus in the Commonwealth, with 89 of those cases confirmed and 12 considered probable at this time. In total, there are 103,628 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts plus an additional 5,140 probable cases, per DPH.

Since DPH’s latest update on Sunday, 6,481 people have been administered molecular tests for COVID-19 while 292 new people have received antibody tests.

In total, 837,147 people have received 1,057,932 molecular tests, while 70,768 people have been given antibody tests.

Sunday, June 28

State announces 19 new COVID-19 deaths, 224 cases

According to new data released by state health officials on Sunday, there have been 19 new COVID-19 deaths in the state, bringing the total deaths from the virus to 8,060.

Officials reported another 224 cases Sunday, 163 of which are confirmed while 61 are probable.

There are a total of 108,667 cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts.

The state performed tests on another 9,391 people, bringing the total number of people tested to 830,666. A total of 1,048,942 tests have been administered in the state.

Currently, there are 748 COVID-19 hospitalizations.

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