Compared to the previous 2 week duration, 212 communities have either seen improvement or no change in their typical day-to-day case numbers, officials stated.
Gov. Charlie Baker stated his administration has connected to local leaders in harder-hit neighborhoods to come up with methods for decreasing the infections. Baker said 318 neighborhoods in Massachusetts are at or below national criteria for including the virus, but included there is still work to do.
The Department of Public Health launched the latest neighborhood coronavirus data on Wednesday.
The table reveals the variety of cases for each neighborhood, the overall number of individuals evaluated, the number of tests and the rate of favorable test results over the previous 2 weeks for every town and city in Massachusetts.
There are now 11 communities in Massachusetts with an infection rate of more than 8 cases per 100,000 locals, which officials consider “high danger” locations. Those communities include Lynn, Chelsea, Revere, Everett, Saugus, Holyoke, Lawrence, Fall River, Salem, Granby and Hull.
Authorities likewise validated another 229 cases of COVID-19, for a total of a minimum of 113,198. Thats based upon 15,693 new molecular tests reported on Wednesday. There were 2,518 new antigen tests reported.
There are presently 422 individuals hospitalized with the virus, consisting of 64 patients in extensive care.
State health authorities announced another 18 coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, bringing the statewide death count to 8,547.
Officials on Tuesday launched a color-coded map of the state suggesting where the infection rates are greatest. Red represents locations where there are more than 8 cases per 100,000 people, meaning citizens are at high risk; yellow represents between 4 and eight cases, or a moderate level of threat; green represents less than four cases per 100,000 citizens; and white represents less than five total cases reported over the previous 14 days.