• coronavirus Apr 15

    Number of Mass. Communities in High-Risk COVID Red Zone Goes Down After Weeks on the Rise

    The number of Massachusetts communities at the highest risk of coronavirus transmission has continued to rise, this week adding another 22 cities and towns. Thursday’s report moved from the pdf file where it had been reported for months to the state’s interactive COVID database.

  • coronavirus Apr 8

    Number of Mass. Communities in High-Risk COVID Red Zone Jumps Again as Map Returns

    The number of Massachusetts communities at the highest risk of coronavirus transmission has continued to rise, this week adding another 22 cities and towns. Thursday’s report moved from the pdf file where it had been reported for months to the state’s interactive COVID database.

  • coronavirus Apr 2

    Mass. Confirms 2,160 More COVID Cases, 32 New Deaths as Key Metrics Trend Upward

    Health officials in Massachusetts reported another 2,160 cases of COVID-19 and 32 new deaths on Friday, with some experts saying a fourth wave of the pandemic may already have arrived. The update puts the total of confirmed cases at 602,792 and the death toll at 16,908, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Another 341 deaths are considered probably linked…

  • coronavirus Apr 2

    Fourth Wave? These Statistics Show the Rise in COVID Cases in Massachusetts

    Despite a growing number of Massachusetts residents getting vaccinated for the coronavirus, case of COVID-19 in the Bay State continue to rise, with some experts saying a fourth wave of the pandemic may already have arrived. Officials including Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Kim Janey are urging the public to stay vigilant, get vaccinated when eligible and continue to…

  • coronavirus Apr 1

    Mass. Tops 600,000 Confirmed COVID Cases; 32 New Deaths Reported

    Massachusetts public health officials have now confirmed more than 600,000 coronavirus cases as 2,455 more were reported Thursday, along with 32 new deaths. The update puts the total of confirmed cases at 600,632 and the death toll at 16,876, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Another 341 deaths are considered probably linked to COVID-19. The seven-day average positive ticked…

  • coronavirus Apr 1

    Number of Mass. Communities in High-Risk COVID Red Zone Nearly Doubles

    The number of Massachusetts communities at the highest risk of coronavirus transmission has nearly doubled after rising the last two weeks. The town-by-town coronavirus data released Thursday showed 55 communities in the high-risk red zone, up from 32 last week and 20 the week before. That number had fallen from its peak in mid-January, 229 cities and towns in the…

  • coronavirus Mar 31

    Mass. Confirms 2,252 More COVID Cases, Approaching 600K Total Since Pandemic Began

    Health officials in Massachusetts reported another 2,252 cases of COVID-19 and 36 new deaths on Wednesday, as the state approaches 600,000 cases of the virus since the pandemic began. The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases now stands at 598,177 while the death toll has risen to 16,844, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Another 341 deaths are considered…

  • coronavirus Mar 29

    Mass. Confirms 1,464 New COVID Cases, 15 More Deaths

    Health officials in Massachusetts confirmed another 1,464 cases of COVID-19 and 15 new deaths on Monday as the number of active cases of the virus increased again. The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases has risen to 594,242 and the death toll now stands at 16,790, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Another 340 deaths are considered probably linked…

  • coronavirus Mar 29

    1,817 New COVID Cases, 29 Deaths Confirmed in Mass.

    Public health officials in Massachusetts confirmed another 1,817 cases of the coronavirus and 29 new deaths on Sunday. The total number of confirmed cases has risen to 592,778 and the death toll to 16,775, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Another 340 deaths are considered probably linked to COVID-19. The percentage of coronavirus tests coming back positive, on average,…

  • coronavirus Mar 27

    2,362 New COVID Cases, 35 Deaths Confirmed in Mass.

    Public health officials in Massachusetts confirmed another 2,362 cases of the coronavirus and 35 new deaths on Saturday. The total number of confirmed cases has risen to 590,961and the death toll to 16,746, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Another 340 deaths are considered probably linked to COVID-19. It’s the third straight day with more than 2,250 cases reported…

  • coronavirus Mar 26

    Mass. Confirms 2,301 New COVID Cases, 40 Deaths

    Massachusetts public health officials confirmed another 2,301 cases of the coronavirus and 40 new deaths on Friday. It’s the second straight day with more than 2,250 cases reported in the Bay State. On Thursday, officials reported 2,274 new cases, which had been the most since Feb. 7. Friday’s update puts the total of confirmed cases at 588,599 and the death…

  • coronavirus Mar 25

    Mass. Confirms 2,274 New COVID Cases, the Most in the Last 6 Weeks

    Massachusetts public health officials confirmed 2,274 new coronavirus cases Thursday, the highest increase since Feb. 7. There were 39 more deaths from COVID-19, as well, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. In total, there have been 586,298 confirmed cases and 16,671 people have died. Another 339 deaths are considered probably linked to COVID-19, health officials said. Massachusetts’ coronavirus metrics…

  • coronavirus Mar 25

    Number of Mass. Towns in High-Risk COVID Red Zone Rises Again

    The number of Massachusetts communities at the highest risk of coronavirus transmission has increased again, after rising last week for the first time in about two months. The town-by-town coronavirus data released Thursday showed 32 communities in the high-risk red zone, up from 20 last week. That number had fallen from their peak in mid-January, 229 cities and towns in…

  • coronavirus Mar 24

    Mass. Confirms 1,865 New COVID Cases, 54 Deaths

    Massachusetts public health officials confirmed another 1,865 cases of the coronavirus and 54 new deaths on Wednesday. The update puts the total of confirmed cases at 584,024 and the death toll at 16,632, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Another 338 deaths are considered probably linked to COVID-19. Massachusetts’ coronavirus metrics had been trending downward to start the year,…

  • coronavirus Mar 23

    Mass. Confirms 1,476 New COVID Cases, 20 Deaths

    Massachusetts public health officials confirmed another 1,476 cases of the coronavirus and 20 new deaths on Tuesday. The update puts the total of confirmed cases at 582,159 and the death toll at 16,578, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Another 337 deaths are considered probably linked to COVID-19. Massachusetts’ coronavirus metrics had been trending downward to start the year,…

  • coronavirus Mar 22

    Mass. Tops 580,000 Confirmed COVID Cases; 27 More Deaths Confirmed

    Massachusetts public health officials have now confirmed more than 580,000 coronavirus cases as 1,103 more were reported Monday, along with 27 new deaths. The update puts the total of confirmed cases at 580,683 and the death toll at 16,558, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Another 336 deaths are considered probably linked to COVID-19. Massachusetts’ coronavirus metrics had been…

  • coronavirus Mar 19

    Mass. Confirms 1,887 New COVID Cases, 43 More Deaths; Positivity Rate Hits 2%

    Massachusetts public health officials reported 1,887 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 43 more deaths on Friday. The update puts the total of confirmed cases at 576,022 and the death toll at 16,469, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Another 334 deaths are considered probably linked to COVID-19. Generally, Massachusetts’ coronavirus metrics have been trending downward in the past several…

  • coronavirus Mar 18

    Number of Mass. Towns in High-Risk COVID Red Zone Rises for 1st Time in Weeks

    The number of Massachusetts communities at the highest risk of coronavirus transmission has increased for the first time in weeks, though only by six. The town-by-town coronavirus data released Thursday showed 20 communities in the high-risk red zone, up from 14 last week. The number had been falling since mid-January, when it peaked at 229 cities and towns in the…

  • coronavirus Mar 17

    Mass. Confirms 1,640 New COVID Cases and 44 More Deaths

    Massachusetts public health officials reported 1,640 new confirmed coronavirus cases Wednesday and 44 more deaths. The update puts the total confirmed cases at 572,278 and the death toll at 16,399, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Another 333 deaths are considered probably linked to COVID-19. Also Wednesday, the state had its 3 millionth vaccine dose sent to the state,…

  • coronavirus Mar 17

    These Are the COVID Rules in Place in Massachusetts for St. Patrick's Day

    State officials are cracking down on violators of COVID safety rules this St. Patrick’s Day in Massachusetts — particularly for bars and restaurants in Boston. Officials with the Massachusetts Health Department and the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission are on high alert for individual people and places that are breaking the rules. In addition to keeping the standard six feet of…

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