On April 12, the Massachusetts Public Health Department reported that the state added 2,615 more positive cases of COVID-19 bringing to total to 25,475. This is an increase from Saturday’s 1,886 reported cases. 70 new COVID-19 related deaths were reported since yesterday bringing the total deaths in Massachusetts to 756.
As of 4 pm today, 116,730 people in Massachusetts have been tested for COVID-19 – 7,954 in the past 24 hours compared to the previous day’s total of 6,404.
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell’s office reported 136 positive cases of COVID-19 Saturday morning, up from the 119 cases they reported on Friday and up from 102 on Thursday. Mayor Mitchell reported New Bedford’s third COVID-19 related death on Friday. New Bedford does not report additional cases on Sunday.
The City of Fall River has seen an additional 25 confirmed cases of COVID-19. An increase from yesterday’s total. According to Mayor Coogan, there are 141 confirmed cases in Fall River. Full details here.
Gov. Charlie Baker hopes lawmakers can resolve differences and send him a viable bill pausing all eviction and foreclosure proceedings statewide by next week, he said Saturday while touting aid that will flow to undocumented immigrants who are ineligible for unemployment benefits. Full details here.
As of April 12, the total amount of cases in The United States is 542,023 with 21,489 total deaths.