New Bedford health officials reported two additional COVID-19 related deaths since Wednesday, five in the past two days, bringing the total to 77.
Mayor Jon Mitchell’s office reported 15 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Bedford on Thursday, bringing the total positive cases in the city to 1,938, up from 1,923 on Wednesday.
28 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 1,391. Full details here.
Gov. Charlie Baker brushed off the idea of imposing a statewide curfew on Monday after violence followed protests against police brutality a day earlier, and criticized President Donald Trump’s leadership as “nowhere to be found” amid a time of massive social upheaval. Full details here.