According to the New Bedford Mayor’s office, New Bedford has a total of 27 positive cases of COVID-19 as of noon on Monday, March 30. This is an increase of 14 since Sunday morning when 13 were reported. The sharp increase is mostly due to a spike in testing.
Fall River has reported three new cases since Saturday, bringing the city’s total to 12. The City of Fall River has not updated its numbers for Monday yet.
Bristol County increased from 179 on Saturday to 208 on Sunday – an increase of 29 new COVID-19 cases.
As of 4 pm On Sunday, Public Health officials have tested a total of 39,066 people in Massachusetts resulting in 4,955 positive results of COVID-19 – an increase of 698 new cases since Saturday. Officials also reported four more deaths since yesterday bringing the total deaths in Massachusets to 48. None of the four deaths were in Bristol County. Full details here.