COVID-19 in Massachusetts: 49 new deaths, 6,477 new cases

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BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials reported 49 newly confirmed deaths and 6,477 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

The Department of Public Health says case numbers include 680 cases tested by one Massachusetts based laboratory prior to December 1. The delay in reporting was caused by a technical issue with the software used by that laboratory’s reporting vendor.

Total COVID-19 Cases by Age Group:

From 11/15/20 – 11/28/20

  • 0-19 years: 5,891
  • 20-29 years: 6,876
  • 30-39 years: 5,713
  • 40-49 years: 4,739
  • 50-59 years: 5,026
  • 60-69 years: 3,394
  • 70-79 years: 1,790
  • 80+ years: 1,315

According to the Department of Public Health, 111,734 new tests were performed with an overall of 8,677,996 molecular tests administered. The total number of confirmed cases since March statewide is 232,264.

Antigen Tests: A total of 2,516 new individuals have tested positive with 272,797 total tests reported.

1,324 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 261 patients that are in intensive care units.

There are 10,637 confirmed death cases with an overall of 10,874 confirmed and probable deaths total with the average age of 81.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 6,477
  • New Molecular Tests: 111,734
  • Estimated Active Cases: 49,225
  • New Deaths: 49,225
  • Average Age of Deaths: 81

Probable COVID-19 Cases

  • New Cases: 198
  • Total Cases: 8,643
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Deaths: 237

COVID-19 Cases in Long-Term Care Facilities

  • Residents/Healthcare workers with probable or confirmed COVID-19: 27,868
  • Facilities reporting at least one probable or confirmed case of COVID-19: 402
  • Probable or confirmed COVID-19 deaths: 6,843

You can get more details about the COVID-19 cases in the Commonwealth here.


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