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COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts drop for fourth straight day

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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.

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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