Mayor Jon Mitchell’s office reported six additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Bedford Friday afternoon, bringing the total positive cases in the city to 180, up from 174 yesterday. The total COVID-19 related deaths in New Bedford is now at eight. Mayor Mitchell reported one new COVID-19 related death on Thursday. No further information on the death is available.
Due to Patriots’ Day, Monday, April 20, there will be no residential trash and recycling collection on Monday, April 20 in New Bedford. Full details here.
Fall River officials reported an additional 17 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. According to Mayor Coogan, there are now 182 confirmed cases in Fall River with two more fatalities. Full details here.
On April 16, the Massachusetts Public Health Department reported that the state added 2,263 more positive cases of COVID-19 bringing to total to 32,181. This is an increase from Wednesday’s 1,755 reported cases.137 new COVID-19 related deaths were reported since yesterday, down from 151, bringing the total deaths in Massachusetts to 1,245. Full details here.