Massachusetts COVID-19 Dashboard: 4 new deaths, 216 new cases

BOSTON (WWLP) – Public health officials reported 4 new confirmed deaths and 216 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

Total number of COVID-19 cases by age group:

  • 0-4 years: 254
  • 5-9 years: 271
  • 10-14 years: 378
  • 15-19 years: 321
  • 20-29 years: 667
  • 30-39 years: 610
  • 40-49 years: 419
  • 50-59 years: 428
  • 60-69 years: 242
  • 70-79 years: 139
  • 80+ years: 83

Testing:

According to the Ministry of Health, 40,091 new tests were performed for a total of 23,135,076 molecular tests performed.

Antigen tests: A total of 4,412 new people tested positive, with a total of 1,349,765 tests reported.

The current turnaround time for a molecular test is 1.70 days. The 7-day average percent positivity is 0.56%.

Hospital stays:

There are currently 181 patients with COVID-19 in the hospital, 65 of them in intensive care units and 32 intubated patients. The average age of the currently hospitalized patients is 58 years.

On Thursday, 85.6% of the medical-surgical beds and 71% of the intensive care beds are occupied. Currently 0 beds are occupied by alternative medical facilities.

West Massachusetts has a total of 1,185 medical and surgical beds, of which 944 are occupied. The intensive care units have a total of 152 beds, 89 of which are occupied.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases:

  • New cases: 216
  • Total number of cases: 662,028
  • Estimated Active Cases: 4,486
  • New deaths: 4
  • Total deaths: 17,544

Likely COVID-19 Cases

  • New cases: 1
  • Total number of cases: 45,912
  • New deaths: 0
  • Total deaths: 363

District of Hampden:

  • New Confirmed Cases: Sept.
  • Total confirmed cases: 52,304
  • New deaths: 1
  • Total confirmed and probable deaths: 1,529

County of Hampshire:

  • New confirmed cases: 2
  • Total confirmed cases: 9,144
  • New deaths: 0
  • Total confirmed and probable deaths: 298

Franklin County:

  • New Confirmed Cases: 0
  • Total confirmed cases: 2,576
  • New deaths: 0
  • Total confirmed and probable deaths: 113

Berkshire county:

  • New confirmed cases: 2
  • Total confirmed cases: 6,529
  • New deaths: 0
  • Total confirmed and probable deaths: 287

Higher education:

In the past week there have been 3 new cases with a total of 17,999 confirmed COVID-19 cases in colleges. In the past week, 62,445 new tests were reported for a total of 7,830,491.

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