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5,657 COVID-19 cases, 74 additional deaths reported in Massachusetts – WCVB Boston

5,657 COVID-19 cases, 74 additional deaths reported in Massachusetts

Estimated active cases more than 98,000

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 5,657 confirmed COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 444,028 since the start of the pandemic.State health officials also added 74 new confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the state’s total, which is now 13,305.An estimated 98,317 cases are active across Massachusetts, according to the report. This is the highest total reported by the DPH since it began releasing the statistic in early November.Click here to see a graphical look at COVID-19 dataLatest town-by-town breakdown released by state The report said 2,197 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 433 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.In the state’s weekly report released on Thursday, 229 communities were in the “Red,” or at high risk of COVID-19, up from 219 communities last week. The state also says there have been 324,203 recoveries. PHNjcmlwdCBpZD0iaW5mb2dyYW1fMF85MTUyMTg3My03NmRhLTQ0ZmUtOTA0Ny1mMTllZWFlZGFjNmQiIHRpdGxlPSJDb3JvbmF2aXJ1cyBpbiBNYXNzYWNodXNldHRzIiBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vZS5pbmZvZ3JhbS5jb20vanMvZGlzdC9lbWJlZC5qcz9yeXoiIHR5cGU9InRleHQvamF2YXNjcmlwdCI+PC9zY3JpcHQ+New data is typically published daily around 5 p.m. and weekly reports are typically released on Thursdays, also around 5 p.m.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 5,657 confirmed COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 444,028 since the start of the pandemic.

State health officials also added 74 new confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the state’s total, which is now 13,305.

An estimated 98,317 cases are active across Massachusetts, according to the report. This is the highest total reported by the DPH since it began releasing the statistic in early November.

The report said 2,197 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 433 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.

In the state’s weekly report released on Thursday, 229 communities were in the “Red,” or at high risk of COVID-19, up from 219 communities last week. The state also says there have been 324,203 recoveries.

New data is typically published daily around 5 p.m. and weekly reports are typically released on Thursdays, also around 5 p.m.

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