New Bedford officials reported three additional COVID-19 related deaths on Saturday bringing the total to 59. This is the second day in a row New Bedford reported three COVID-19 related days.
Mayor Jon Mitchell’s office reported 23 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Bedford on Saturday, bringing the total positive cases in the city to 1,673, up from 1,650 on Friday.
Mayor Jon Mitchell announced that the City of New Bedford will follow and implement the first phase of Governor Charlie Baker’s reopening plan, with adjustments warranted by the current risk level of disease transmission in the city and region. Full details here.
16 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 1,123. The death toll from the coronavirus in Fall River remains at 26. Full details here.