Tag Archives: Department of Public Health

Mass. Hits New Low Positive Coronavirus Test Rate – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Massachusetts reported 229 new confirmed coronavirus cases Wednesday along with 18 deaths. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has now confirmed 8,547 deaths and 113,198 cases. A closely watched metric, the percentage of coronavirus tests coming back positive, on average, is down to a new low of 1.5%, according …

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Mass. Communities With High Rates of Positive Tests – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Massachusetts has released its latest weekly data on the coronavirus pandemic, including an updated version of the state’s new community-level risk assessment map. The data, from the Department of Public Health, includes a breakdown of the total number of coronavirus cases in each Massachusetts city and town, as well …

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New coronavirus cases in Gallatin County decline, but officials warn trend could change | Coronavirus

[ad_1] Gallatin City-County Health Officer Matt Kelley said Monday he’s encouraged to see that the number of new coronavirus cases each day is dropping but cautioned the trend could change when schools reopen in the coming weeks. The seven-day average of new daily cases has declined from its height of …

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What Caused Revere’s COVID-19 Outbreak? – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Revere, among the state’s top coronavirus hot spots, is implementing stringent restrictions and offering free testing in an attempt to get the city’s growing number of cases under control. Officials blame the outbreak on a rise in social gatherings as contact tracing shows a Revere resident infected 20 friends …

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Revere, Among Top Mass. COVID-19 Hot Spots, Suspends City Events – NBC Boston

[ad_1] The city of Revere, Massachusetts, which has had 6% of coronavirus tests return positive over the last two weeks, suspended the local high school’s graduation along with all city-sponsored events until its virus metrics improve, its mayor said Thursday. Revere is currently among the state’s top coronavirus hot spots, …

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Another 15 Coronavirus Deaths in Mass., 304 New Confirmed Cases. – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Massachusetts reported 15 people with the new coronavirus have died along with 304 new cases of the virus Thursday. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has now confirmed 8,375 deaths and 109,400 cases. The percentage of coronavirus tests coming back positive, on average, is at 2%, up from 1.7% …

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25 Cities and Towns in Mass. With High Percentages of Recent Positive Tests – NBC Boston

[ad_1] For the 16th straight week, the state Department of Public Health released a breakdown of the total number of coronavirus cases in each Massachusetts city and town. Until mid-July, the state provided data on the communities with the highest rates of cases per 100,000 people. This data is no …

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Mass. Coronavirus Death Toll Rises by 29 as 356 More Cases Are Confirmed – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Another 29 people with the new coronavirus have died and 356 new cases were confirmed Wednesday, public health officials said, as the state monitors a slight uptick in key virus metrics. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has now confirmed 8,360 deaths and 109,096 cases. The percentage of coronavirus …

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As Mass. Eyes Rising Coronavirus Cases, It Reports 7 New Deaths, 182 New Cases – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Another 7 people with the new coronavirus have died and 182 new cases were confirmed, public health officials reported Monday, as the governor issued a new warning over the rising positive COVID-19 test rate. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has now confirmed 8,317 deaths and 108,562 cases. The …

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Mass. Reports 19 New Coronavirus Deaths, 273 Additional Cases – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Massachusetts health officials reported 19 new deaths and 273 additional confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Sunday. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has now confirmed 8,310 deaths and 108,380 cases of COVID-19 since the outbreak began. The number of new deaths was higher than the daily average of …

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