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438 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Massachusetts, 16 additional deaths – WCVB Boston

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438 new COVID-19 cases validated in Massachusetts, 16 extra deaths

Updated: 4:05 PM EDT Aug 28, 2020

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 438 verified cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the statewide total to 117,888. More than 2.29 million molecular tests for COVID-19 have actually now been administered in the state.Click here to see a graphical look at COVID-19 data.Latest town-by-town breakdown released by stateAs of Friday, 312 patients with the coronavirus were hospitalized in Massachusetts, a reduction of 21 patients from what state health authorities reported Thursday.Of those clients who are presently hospitalized, 60 were reported to be in an extensive care unit.In its weekly report released Wednesday, the DPH said 103,920 patients have been launched from isolation, indicating they are considered to have actually recuperated from the coronavirus.

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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an extra 438 validated cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the statewide overall to 117,888.
State health officials likewise confirmed 16 new COVID-19-related deaths across Massachusetts, bringing the states confirmed coronavirus death toll to 8,791.

The rolling average of the positive test rate is now around 1%, DPH reported.
More than 2.29 million molecular tests for COVID-19 have actually now been administered in the state.
Since Friday, 312 patients with the coronavirus were hospitalized in Massachusetts, a reduction of 21 clients from what state health officials reported Thursday.
Of those patients who are currently hospitalized, 60 were reported to be in an extensive care unit.
In its weekly report released Wednesday, the DPH stated 103,920 patients have actually been released from isolation, implying they are considered to have recuperated from the coronavirus.