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 a 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.
As of 4 pm today, 132,023 people in Massachusetts have been tested for COVID-19 – 5,472 in the past 24 hours compared to the previous day’s total of 4,502.
Mayor Jon Mitchell’s office reported several additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Bedford Tuesday afternoon, bringing the total positive cases in the city to 163, up from 156 yesterday. Mayor Mitchell reported four new COVID-19 related death on Tuesday.
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 has seen the first fatality from the virus.Full details here.
“The Town of Dartmouth continues to show evidence of widespread community transmission of COVID-19 along with Bristol County, Massachusetts, and the United States. Full details here.
A health care professional at the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office has tested positive for COVID-19. Full details here.