Massachusetts COVID-19 Dashboard: 5 new deaths, 1,884 new cases

Massachusetts News

BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials reported 5 newly confirmed deaths and 1,884 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

The Department of Public Health report, which reports new COVID data every Thursday, listed the following 11 communities in the “red zone”: Adams, Chicopee, Holyoke, Lee, Ludlow, Monson, Orange, Southwick, Springfield, West Springfield and Williamstown. 

Total COVID-19 Cases by Age Group:

  • 0-4 years: 1,235
  • 5-9 years: 1,469
  • 10-14 years: 1,816
  • 15-19 years: 2,696
  • 20-29 years: 5,942
  • 30-39 years: 4,419
  • 40-49 years: 3,227
  • 50-59 years: 3,155
  • 60-69 years: 1,924
  • 70-79 years: 546
  • 80+ years: 287

Testing:

According to the Department of Public Health, 101,521 new tests were performed with an overall of 20,146,905 molecular tests administered.

Antigen Tests: A total of 3,642 new individuals have tested positive with 694,687 total tests reported.

The current turn around time for a molecular test is 1.25 days. The 7-day average of percent positivity is 2.30%.

Hospitalizations:

There are 710 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 162 patients that are in intensive care units and 102 patients intubated. The average age of patients currently hospitalized is 59-years-old.

As of Wednesday, 88% of medical/surgical beds are occupied and 76% of ICU beds are occupied. There are currently 0 beds occupied through alternate medical sites.

In western Massachusetts, there are a total of 1,200 medical/surgical beds with 964 that are occupied. The ICU units have a total of 155 beds and 94 of them are occupied.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 1,884
  • Total Cases: 625,550
  • Estimated Active Cases: 35,478
  • New Deaths: 5
  • Total Deaths: 17,087

Probable COVID-19 Cases

  • New Cases: 239
  • Total Cases: 40,516
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Deaths: 345

Berkshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 34
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 5,989
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 282

Hampden County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 197
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 48,517
  • New Deaths: 2
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 1,474

Hampshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 19
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 8,702
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 284

Franklin County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 7
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 2,348
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 110

MassDPH COVID-19 Dashboard

Higher Education:

There are 626 new cases in the last week with a total of 16,657 confirmed COVID-19 cases in higher education institutions. In the last week there were 271,465 new tests reported with a total of 6,652,582 tests performed.

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