Massachusetts Coronavirus Update
On May 10, the Massachusetts Public Health Department reported that the state added 1,050 more positive cases of COVID-19 bringing to total to 77,793. This is a decrease from Saturday’s 1,410 reported cases and a drop for the fourth straight day.
139 new COVID-19 related deaths were reported on Sunday bringing the total deaths in Massachusetts to 4,979. As of 4 pm today, 388,389 people in Massachusetts have been tested for COVID-19 – 11,852 new tests since yesterday.
As of May 5, 32,019 individuals in Massachusetts were subject to quarantine with 22,148 no longer in quarantine. 9,871 individuals are undergoing monitoring/under quarantine.
New Bedford Coronavirus Update
New Bedford officials reported one more COVID-19 related deaths since Friday or 11 deaths since May 2 bringing the total to 30 in the city.
Mayor Jon Mitchell’s office reported 98 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Bedford on Saturday, bringing the total positive cases in the city to 1,042, up from 944 on Friday. New Bedford does not provide COVID-19 statistics on Sundays.
As of Thursday, none of the 26 people who have died from COVID-19 in New Bedford were under 50 years old and 98% of those who have died in Massachusetts have had at least one preexisting health condition. New Bedford’s breakout by age here.
Fall River Coronavirus Update
22 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Fall River. This brings the total in Fall River to 759. Full details here.