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5,074 COVID-19 cases, 75 additional deaths reported in Massachusetts – WCVB Boston

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5,074 COVID-19 cases, 75 additional deaths reported in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 5,074 confirmed COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the statewide total to 438,371 since the start of the pandemic.State health officials also added 75 new confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the state’s total, which is now 13,231.An estimated 93,597 cases are active across Massachusetts, according to the report.Click here to see a graphical look at COVID-19 dataLatest town-by-town breakdown released by state The report said 2,201 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 451 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.In the state’s weekly report released on Thursday, 229 communities were in the “Red,” or at high risk of COVID-19, up from 219 communities last week. The state also says there have been 324,203 recoveries. PHNjcmlwdCBpZD0iaW5mb2dyYW1fMF85MTUyMTg3My03NmRhLTQ0ZmUtOTA0Ny1mMTllZWFlZGFjNmQiIHRpdGxlPSJDb3JvbmF2aXJ1cyBpbiBNYXNzYWNodXNldHRzIiBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vZS5pbmZvZ3JhbS5jb20vanMvZGlzdC9lbWJlZC5qcz9yeXoiIHR5cGU9InRleHQvamF2YXNjcmlwdCI+PC9zY3JpcHQ+New data is typically published daily around 5 p.m. and weekly reports are typically released on Thursdays, also around 5 p.m.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 5,074 confirmed COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the statewide total to 438,371 since the start of the pandemic.

State health officials also added 75 new confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the state’s total, which is now 13,231.

An estimated 93,597 cases are active across Massachusetts, according to the report.

The report said 2,201 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 451 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.

In the state’s weekly report released on Thursday, 229 communities were in the “Red,” or at high risk of COVID-19, up from 219 communities last week. The state also says there have been 324,203 recoveries.

New data is typically published daily around 5 p.m. and weekly reports are typically released on Thursdays, also around 5 p.m.

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