State House News Service
Chelsea remains the Massachusetts community with the highest rate of COVID-19 diagnoses in the third week that public health officials reported municipal level case breakdowns.
The 1,965 confirmed cases in Chelsea translate to a rate of 5,217 per 100,000 residents, according to the Department of Public Health. The next highest rate is Brockton’s nearly 2,784 per 100,000, followed by Everett (2,069), Lynn (2,038), Randolph (1,879) and Lawrence (1,859). With 2,735 confirmed cases, Brockton also had the state’s second-highest COVID-19 caseload, after Boston’s 9,284.
There are 21 towns where no cases have been reported.