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New Bedford reports third COVID-19 related death on Friday


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.

Fall River has set a high in COVID-19 cases in one day. 17 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Fall River on Thursday. This brings the total in Fall River to 91. Full details here.

On April 9, the Massachusetts Public Health Department reported that the state added 2,151 more positive cases of COVID-19 bringing to total to 15,202. This is an increase over Wednesday’s 1,588 reported cases. 70 new COVID-19 related deaths were reported since yesterday bringing the total deaths in Massachusetts to 503. Full details here.

A correctional officer and a K9 officer from the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office have tested positive for COVID-19. Full details here.

About Michael Silvia

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

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