More than 1 million Mass. residents have now been tested for COVID-19; state reports 21 new deaths – WCVB Boston

More than 1 million Mass. residents have actually now been checked for COVID-19; state reports 21 brand-new deaths

Updated: 4:00 PM EDT Jul 17, 2020

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 216 validated cases of COVID-19 on Friday.In addition, the DPH validated 21 brand-new COVID-19-related deaths throughout the state, bringing the states verified coronavirus death toll to 8,184. Of those patients, 76 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.The state reported that another 12,821 individuals have actually been tested for a total of 1,008,195 Massachusetts residents having actually undergone COVID-19 screening since the start of the pandemic.

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There have been 106,487 verified cases of the infection in Massachusetts.
Since Friday, 515 clients with the coronavirus were hospitalized in Massachusetts. Of those patients, 76 were reported to be in an extensive care system.
The state reported that another 12,821 people have actually been tested for an overall of 1,008,195 Massachusetts homeowners having actually undergone COVID-19 testing since the beginning of the pandemic.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an extra 216 verified cases of COVID-19 on Friday.
In addition, the DPH confirmed 21 brand-new COVID-19-related deaths across the state, bringing the states confirmed coronavirus death toll to 8,184.