Massachusetts Coronavirus Update
On May 12, the Massachusetts Public Health Department reported that the state added 870 more positive cases of COVID-19 bringing to total to 79,332. This is an increase from Monday’s 669 reported cases.
33 new COVID-19 related deaths were reported on Tuesday bringing the total deaths in Massachusetts to 5,141. This is the lowest one-day total March 31. As of 4 pm today, 394,728 people in Massachusetts have been tested for COVID-19 – 6,339 new tests since yesterday.
As of May 5, 32,019 individuals in Massachusetts were subject to quarantine with 22,148 no longer in quarantine. 9,871 individuals are undergoing monitoring/under quarantine.
Six Bristol County Sheriff’s Office staff members and eight inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 over the last week. Full details here.
New Bedford Coronavirus Update
New Bedford officials reported two more COVID-19 related deaths and 18 new cases since Monday.
Mayor Jon Mitchell’s office reported 18 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Bedford on Tuesday, bringing the total positive cases in the city to 1169, up from 1,151 on Saturday. The two additional deaths bring the total death count attributed to COVID-19 to 36 in the city.
Fall River Coronavirus Update
21 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 791. The City was notified of its fourteenth fatality. Full details here.