Massachusetts COVID-19 Dashboard: 43 new deaths, 2,912 new cases

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BOSTON (WWLP) – State public health officials reported 43 newly confirmed deaths and 22,912 ,263 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, Granby, Hampden, Ludlow, Monson, Orange, Palmer, Springfield, Ware, and Williamstown. 

Total COVID-19 Cases by Age Group:

  • 0-19 years: 6,401
  • 20-29 years: 5,378
  • 30-39 years: 3,748
  • 40-49 years: 3,239
  • 50-59 years: 3,301
  • 60-69 years: 1,964
  • 70-79 years: 657
  • 80+ years: 286

Testing:

According to the Department of Public Health, 113,587 new tests were performed with an overall of 19,252,065 molecular tests administered. Of those, 5,235,010 tests were first-time tests and 14,017,055 were repeat tests.

Antigen Tests: A total of 2,350 new individuals have tested positive with 663,515 total tests reported.

The current turn around time for a molecular test is 1.29 days. The 7-day average of percent positivity is 2.36%.

Hospitalizations:

There are 707 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 with 163 patients that are in intensive care units and 93 patients intubated. The average age of patients currently hospitalized is 64-years-old.

As of Monday, 80.3% of medical/surgical beds are occupied and 72% of ICU beds are occupied. There are currently 0 beds occupied through alternate medical sites.

In western Massachusetts, there are a total of 1,164 medical/surgical beds with 887 that are occupied. The ICU units have a total of 155 beds and 91 of them are occupied.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New Cases: 2,912
  • Total Cases: 607,967
  • Estimated Active Cases: 35,167
  • New Deaths: 43
  • Total Deaths: 16,981

Probable COVID-19 Cases

  • New Cases: 76
  • Total Cases: 38,253
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Deaths: 344

Hampden County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 255
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 46,719
  • New Deaths: 3
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 1,458

Hampshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 53
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 8,481
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 284

Franklin County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 30
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 2,275
  • New Deaths: 0
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 109

Berkshire County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 44
  • Total Confirmed Cases: 5,685
  • New Deaths: 1
  • Total Confirmed and Probable Deaths: 279

MassDPH COVID-19 Dashboard

Higher Education:

There are 879 new cases in the last week with a total of 15,294 confirmed COVID-19 cases in higher education institutions. In the last week there were 267,776 new tests reported with a total of 6,125,528 tests performed.

COVID-19 Cases in Long-Term Care Facilities:

  • Residents/Healthcare workers with probable or confirmed COVID-19: 34,983
  • Facilities reporting at least one probable or confirmed case of COVID-19: 424
  • Probable or confirmed COVID-19 deaths: 9,005

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