Massachusetts COVID dashboard: 4 new deaths, 78 new cases

Massachusetts News

BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials reported four new confirmed deaths and 78 new confirmed COVID cases in Massachusetts.

Total COVID cases by age group

  • 0-4 years: 68
  • 5-9 years: 64
  • 10-14 years: 80
  • 15-19 years: 105
  • 20-29 years: 244
  • 30-39 years: 176
  • 40-49 years: 145
  • 50-59 years: 138
  • 60-69 years: 77
  • 70-79 years: 51
  • 80+ years: 31

Testing:

According to the Department of Public Health, 32,769 new tests were performed with an overall of 23,676,394 molecular tests administered.

Antigen Tests: A total of 2,718 new individuals have tested positive with 1,402,988 total tests reported.

The current turnaround time for a molecular test is 2.12 days. The 7-day average of percent positivity is 0.32%.

Hospitalizations

There are 96 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 29 patients that are in intensive care units and 15 patients intubated. The average age of patients currently hospitalized is 60-years-old.

As of Thursday, 88.9% of medical/surgical beds are occupied and 74% of ICU beds are occupied. There are currently 0 beds occupied through alternate medical sites.

In western Massachusetts, there are a total of 1,190 medical/surgical beds with 992 that are occupied. The ICU units have a total of 152 beds and 83 of them are occupied.

Confirmed COVID cases

  • New Cases: 78
  • Total Cases: 663,478
  • Estimated Active Cases: 1,636
  • New Deaths: 4
  • Total Deaths: 17,622

Probable COVID cases

  • New Cases: 0
  • Total Cases: 46,144
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Deaths: 364

Berkshire County

  • New Confirmed Cases: 1
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 6,551
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 288

Hampden County

  • New Confirmed Cases: 8
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 52,423
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 1,537

Hampshire County

  • New Confirmed Cases: 8
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 9,171
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 300

Franklin County

  • New Confirmed Cases: 1
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 2,582
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 113

Higher education

There are 13 new cases in the last week with a total of 18,017 confirmed COVID-19 cases in higher education institutions. In the last week there were 52,076 new tests reported with a total of 8,006,815.

MassDPH COVID-19 Dashboard

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