Massachusetts COVID-19 Daily Report: 24 new deaths, 1,453 new cases

Massachusetts News

BOSTON (WWLP) — State public health officials reported 24 new confirmed deaths and 1,453 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

Total COVID cases by age

  • 0-4 years: 1,054
  • 5-9 years: 1,320
  • 10-14 years: 1,302
  • 15-19 years: 1,419
  • 20-29 years: 4,335
  • 30-39 years: 3,460
  • 40-49 years: 2,473
  • 50-59 years: 2,330
  • 60-69 years: 1,587
  • 70-79 years: 860
  • 80+ years: 456

Testing

According to the Department of Public Health, 65,226 new tests were performed with an overall of 27,207,427 molecular tests administered.

Antigen Tests: A total of 12,442 new individuals have tested positive with 1,854,769 total tests reported.

The 7-day average of percent positivity is 2.28%

Hospitalizations

There are 716 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 172 patients that are in intensive care units and 88 patients intubated. There are 202 patients of the 716 patients that are reportedly fully vaccinated.

Confirmed COVID cases

  • New Cases: 1,453
  • Total Cases: 731,564
  • New Deaths: 24
  • Total Deaths: 18,015

Probable COVID cases

  • New Cases: 190
  • Total Cases: 52,186
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Deaths: 378

Berkshire County

  • New Confirmed Cases: 23
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 7,741
  • New Deaths: 2
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 309

Hampden County

  • New Confirmed Cases: 146
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 59,598
  • New Deaths: 8
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 1,584

Hampshire County

  • New Confirmed Cases: 34
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 10,480
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 307

Franklin County

  • New Confirmed Cases: 8
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 3,002
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 115

Higher Education

There are 500 new cases in the last week with a total of 19,522 confirmed COVID-19 cases in higher education institutions. In the last week, there were 190,938 new tests reported with a total of 8,802,144.

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