On April 3, the Massachusetts Public Health Department reported that the state added 1,436 more positive cases of COVID-19 bringing to total to 10,402. 38 new deaths were reported bringing the total deaths in Massachusetts to 192.
As of 4 pm today, 62,962 people in Massachusetts have been tested for COVID-19 – 6,354 in the past 24 hours.
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell’s office reported this morning that New Bedford has a total of 49 positive cases of COVID-19, up from the 42 cases they reported on Wednesday. Full details here.
At 4:30 pm today, Fall River reported an additional 14 cases bringing the total in the city to 51.
Yesterday, Governor Baker detailed the latest model projections that estimate the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts could range from 47,000 to 172,000 (or 0.7% to 2.5% of the total population of Massachusetts). The models show hospitalizations would potentially peak between April 10-20. Full details here.
According to the CDC, as of April 3, the total amount of cases in The United States is 261,438 with 6,699 total deaths and 9,428 recovered.