Mayor Jon Mitchell’s office reported one more COVID-19 related death and 11 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Bedford Thursday afternoon, bringing the total positive cases in the city to 174, up from 163 yesterday. The total COVID-19 related deaths in New Bedford is now at eight. Mayor Mitchell reported four new COVID-19 related death on Tuesday.
Fall River reported an additional 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday. According to Mayor Coogan’s Office, there are now 165 confirmed cases in Fall River. 66 cases have been cleared as of Wednesday, however, Fall River saw its first fatality from the virus. Full details here.
On April 15, the Massachusetts Public Health Department reported that the state added 1,755 more positive cases of COVID-19 bringing to total to 29,918. This is an increase from Tuesday’s 1,296 reported cases. 151 new COVID-19 related deaths were reported since yesterday, up from 113, bringing the total deaths in Massachusetts to 1,108. Full details here.