Massachusetts Coronavirus Update
On May 4, the Massachusetts Public Health Department reported that the state added 1,000 more positive cases of COVID-19 bringing to total to 69,087. This is a decrease from Sunday’s 1,824 reported cases. 1,000 cases is the lowest single-day count since April 5 when 765 cases were reported.
86 new COVID-19 related deaths were reported on Monday bringing the total deaths in Massachusetts to 4,090. As of 4 pm today, 324,268 people in Massachusetts have been tested for COVID-19 – 9,622 new tests since yesterday. 86 deaths is the lowest single-day count since April 7 when 67 deaths were reported.
As of April 28, 27,939 individuals in Massachusetts were subject to quarantine with 17,659 no longer in quarantine. 10,280 individuals are undergoing monitoring/under quarantine.
New Bedford Coronavirus Update
Mayor Jon Mitchell’s office reported 67 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Bedford on Monday, bringing the total positive cases in the city to 779, up from 712 on Saturday. Two additional COVID-19 related deaths were also reported bringing the total to 21 in the city. New Bedford does not report COVID-19 data on Sundays.
Fall River Coronavirus Update
15 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Fall River, according to the Mayor’s Office. This brings the total in Fall River to 601. Full details here.