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Gov. Charlie Baker announced a wide-ranging series of COVID-19 emergency orders in a Sunday evening State House news conference, including school closures, a ban on most gatherings of 25 people or more, and prohibition of on-premises food or drink consumption in restaurants and bars. [Photo: Sam Doran/SHNS]

Massachusetts reports 96 new COVID-19 deaths, highest single-day total yet


On April 10, the Massachusetts Public Health Department reported that the state added 2,033 more positive cases of COVID-19 bringing to total to 20,974. This is a decrease from Thursday’s 2,151 reported cases. 96 new COVID-19 related deaths were reported since yesterday (4 in Bristol County) bringing the total deaths in Massachusetts to 599.

As of 4 pm today, 102,372 people in Massachusetts have been tested for COVID-19 – 7,447 in the past 24 hours compared to the previous day’s total of 7,447.

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell’s office reported a third COVID-19 related death in New Bedford today. No further details are being released on the death. 119 positive cases of COVID-19 were also reported Friday morning, up from the 102 cases they reported on Thursday and up from 81 on Wednesday.

Mayor Mitchell reported New Bedford’s first two COVID-19 related deaths on Wednesday.

Dartmouth town officials were notified of their first two COVID-19 related deaths. Full details here.

Mayor Jon Mitchell, Southcoast Health President and CEO Keith Hovan, and representatives of Essex Group Management Corporation today announced two Southeastern Massachusetts Regional Care Centers in New Bedford for those recovering from COVID-19. Full details with photos and videohere.

After Fall River set a high in COVID-19 cases in one day, the city saw 6 more cases. According to Mayor Coogan, 97 confirmed cases in Fall River on Friday and of those 26 have recovered and 71 remain active. Full details here.

As of April 10, the total amount of cases in The United States is 473,093 with 17,836 total deaths.

About Michael Silvia

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

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