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COVID-19 updates: Numbers of new cases, deaths decrease Sunday

Mass. sees decreases in numbers of new COVID-19 cases, deaths

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Since the outbreak began in Massachusetts, there have been 279,574 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the commonwealth, including an estimated 70,651 active ones.

Additionally, DPH reported that 41 more people in the state have died while having confirmed cases of COVID-19, a decrease from the 47 new fatalities reported Saturday. In total, 11,098 people in Massachusetts have died while having confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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In an update to the state’s testing numbers Sunday, DPH announced that 90,256 new molecular tests have been administered in the commonwealth for COVID-19, pushing the total number of those tests given out in the state since the outbreak began to 9,567,575.

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The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests rose slightly to 5.61% Sunday.

DPH reports 4,968 new COVID-19 cases, 47 new deaths

The state’s Department of Public Health announced Saturday that there are 4,968 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mass., according to the state’s daily dashboard of COVID-19 statistics. Since the beginning of the outbreak in Mass., there have been 274,897 total confirmed cases of the virus in the commonwealth, including an estimated 67,754 active ones.

Additionally, the state reported that 47 more people in Mass. have died while having confirmed cases of COVID-19, pushing the total number of fatalities in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the virus to 11,057.

In an update to the state’s testing numbers, DPH announced that 99,719 new molecular tests have been administered in Mass., pushing the total number of tests to be given out in the commonwealth since the beginning of the outbreak to 9,477,319.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests fell to 5.60% on Saturday.

State surpasses 11,000 COVID-19 deaths

The state marks a somber milestone Friday as public health data reveals 11,010 people have died in the Commonwealth from COVID-19.

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The state reports 5,475 new COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts on Friday. The number of active cases grows to 65,741.

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Mass. reported another 99,181 tests administered, according to Friday’s data, bringing the state closer to surpassing 10 million total tests administered; there have been 9,377,600 tests performed, according to state data.

Currently, there are 1,605 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state, 309 in the ICU.

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The 7-day average positive rate slightly increased from Thursday to 5.72%.

State sees decrease in new cases, deaths after Wednesday

The state reports 5,130 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts on Thursday. The state estimates there ate 63,362 active cases in Massachusetts. Since March, there have been over 264,000 confirmed cases in the state.

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The state’s 7-day average positivity rate is at 5.67%, down from Wednesday.

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According to DPH data, 41 people died from the virus Thursday, down from Wednesday’s 89 reported deaths. The average age of deaths is 82 years old. In total, the state has reported 10,963 confirmed deaths.

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Currently, 1,607 people are hospitalized in Mass. with the virus; 307 are in ICU.

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Number of new COVID-19 cases jumps to 5,675

The number of new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts has climbed to 5,675 on Wednesday, the highest new total since Dec. 3 and more than a 2,000-case increase from yesterday, according to the state’s Department of Public Health. Since the beginning of the outbreak in Massachusetts, there have been 259,324 total confirmed cases in the commonwealth, including an estimated 61,181 active ones.

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Additionally, Mass. DPH announced that 89 more people in the state have died while having confirmed cases of COVID-19, more than double the number of fatalities reported yesterday. In total, 10,922 people in Mass. have died while having confirmed cases of the coronavirus since the outbreak began.

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The state also reported a large uptick in their daily testing numbers for COVID-19. DPH announced that 109,009 new molecular tests have been administered in the commonwealth for the virus, nearly double the amount reported yesterday. In total, 9,181,066 molecular tests have been given out in the state since the beginning of the outbreak.

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The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests rose again Wednesday, increasing slightly to 5.86%.

State sees increases in new cases, deaths as testing numbers increase

One day after Massachusetts saw drops in several important categories of new COVID-19 data, the state’s Department of Public Health reported Tuesday that the number of new cases, tests and deaths have again risen. DPH announced that there are 3,627 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, pushing the total number of confirmed cases of the virus in the commonwealth to 253,649, including an estimated 58,601 active ones.

That’s nearly 1,200 more new cases than were announced yesterday.

Additionally, DPH announced that 40 more people in Massachusetts have died while having confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of fatalities among people with confirmed cases of the virus in the state to 10,8333.

The state also saw an increase in the number of new molecular tests administered as of Tuesday, with 58,501 given out in the state, DPH announced. Since the outbreak began in Mass., 9,072,057 molecular tests have been administered in the state.

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests rose to 5.81% on Tuesday as well.

New COVID-19 cases, tests & deaths drop Monday

The state’s Department of Public Health announced on Monday that there are 2,463 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the commonwealth, a stark drop from the last few days, which have seen more than 4,500 new cases each day in Mass. since December 1. That brings the total number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the state to 250,022, including an estimated 58,452 active ones.

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Additionally, DPH reported that 43,304 new molecular tests have been administered in the state for COVID-19, less than half of the 89,439 tests given out on Sunday. In total, 9,013,556 molecular tests have been administered in the commonwealth since the beginning of the outbreak.

Mass. DPH also announced that 30 more people in the state have died while having confirmed cases of COVID-19, pushing the total number of fatalities in the commonwealth among people with confirmed cases of the coronavirus to 10,793.

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The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests rose to 5.46% on Monday.

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Number of new COVID-19 cases fall to 4,747 while new deaths increase

The state’s Department of Public Health announced Sunday that there are 4,747 new cases of COVID-19 in the commonwealth. That follows three consecutive days of new case numbers above 5,000. In total, there have been 247,559 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mass. since the outbreak began, including an estimated 57,304 active ones.

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Mass. DPH also reported that 48 more people in the commonwealth have died while having confirmed cases of COVID-19, pushing the total number of fatalities in the state among people with confirmed cases of the coronavirus to 10,763.

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In an update to the state’s testing numbers, DPH reported Sunday that 89,439 new molecular tests have been administered in Mass. for COVID-19, bringing the total amount of molecular tests given out in the state for the virus to 8,970,252.

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The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests declined slightly Sunday, dropping to 5.34%.

5,356 new COVID-19 cases reported in Mass. as state sees 41 new deaths

Massachusetts has seen more than 5,000 new cases of COVID-19 for the third consecutive day as the state’s Department of Public Health reported that there are 5,356 new cases of the coronavirus in the commonwealth as of Saturday. Since the outbreak began, Mass. has seen 242,812 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, including an estimated 54,199 active ones.

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The state also reported that 41 more people in Mass. have died while having confirmed cases of COVID-19, pushing the total number of people in the commonwealth who have died while having confirmed cases of the virus to 10,715.

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In an update to the state’s testing numbers, DPH announced that 106,116 new molecular tests have been administered in the state for COVID-19. In total, 8,880,813 molecular tests have been given out in Mass. since the beginning of the outbreak.

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The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests dipped slightly on Saturday, moving to 5.40%.

DPH reports 5,192 cases, 37 new deaths

A total of 5,192 new cases was reported on Friday, after 6,477 new cases were reported on Thursday, when the DPH reported a record number of COVID-19 cases.

The total number of cases of coronavirus in the state is now at 237,456. The state estimates there are about 51,371 active cases of the virus.

Health officials also said 37 more deaths from the virus have been reported, bringing the total number of fatalities to 10,674.

The average positivity rate has also increased, from 5.29% on Thursday to 5.44% on Friday.

Currently, 1,394 patients are hospitalized due to COVID-19, with 278 patients in the intensive care unit and 134 are intubated.

Health data also shows the average age of those infected by COVID-19 is currently 68, while the average age of those who die from the virus remains at 81.

The age group that leads the state among cases of coronavirus — with 6,876 cases as of Friday — remains people between the ages of 20 to 29 years old.

DPH reports record number of COVID-19 cases

A total of 6,477 new cases was reported today, but 680 of those were delayed cases tested by one Massachusetts-based laboratory prior to December 1. However, even by subtracting those 680 cases, the total number of cases actually reported in a single day in Massachusetts was the highest its ever been. The delay in reporting was caused by a technical issue with the software used by that laboratory’s reporting vendor.

The total number of cases of the novel coronavirus in the state is now at 232,264. The state estimates there are about 49,225 active cases of the virus.

Health officials also said 49 more deaths from the virus have been reported, bringing the total number of fatalities to 10,637.

The average positivity rate has also jumped significantly, going from 4.94% Wednesday to 5.29% on Thursday. Currently, 1,324 patients are hospitalized due to COVID-19, where 261 are in the ICU and 137 are intubated.

Health data also shows the average age of those infected by COVID-19 is currently 68, while the average age of those who die from the virus remains at 81.

Number of new cases, deaths from COVID-19 continues to increase

On Wednesday, Dec. 2, the state announced 4,613 new COVID-19 cases and 46 additional deaths from the virus, an alarming number amid rising statistics. Health data also shows the average positivity rate has jumped from 4.61% on Tuesday to nearly 5% on Wednesday.

Officials with the Department of Public Health also announced 105,845 more molecular tests were administered, bringing the total number of tests conducted to 8,566,262.

The state estimates there are about 45,390 active cases of the virus currently while 1,259 people are hospitalized. The average age of COVID-19 patients is 68 while the average age of those who die from the virus is 81.

Currently, 264 COVID-19 patients are in the ICU while 126 are intubated.

So far, the virus has killed 10,588 people locally while the state has registered 225,787 total infections since the outbreak first began in March.

Positive test rate for COVID-19 testing jumps to 4.61% Tuesday

The state’s seven-day weighted average of positive molecular tests jumped to 4.61% on Tuesday, up from 3.93% on Monday afternoon, Mass. DPH reported in their daily COVID-19 statistics dashboard. That rise in the rate of new positive tests goes along with the 2,845 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 that Mass. DPH reported in the state on Tuesday – more than double yesterday’s total.

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Since the beginning of the outbreak, Massachusetts has seen 221,174 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the state, including an estimated 43,601 active ones.

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The number of new tests administered for COVID-19 in the commonwealth also increased by more than double Monday’s total, as DPH reported that 59,832 new molecular tests were given out in the state compared to 29,195 yesterday.

In total there have been 8,460,417 molecular tests administered in the state since the outbreak began in Mass.

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Additionally, DPH reported Tuesday that 30 more people in the commonwealth have died while having confirmed cases of COVID-19, pushing the total number of people who have died in Mass. while having confirmed cases of the coronavirus to 10,542.

Source: https://www.boston25news.com/news/health/covid-19-updates-numbers-new-cases-deaths-decrease-sunday/XYC77LRRJRFMLBM5AD36E5I65A/

Donovan Larsen

Donovan is a columnist and associate editor at the Dark News. He has written on everything from the politics to diversity issues in the workplace.

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