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409 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Massachusetts, 8 additional deaths – WCVB Boston

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409 brand-new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Massachusetts, 8 extra deaths
40 communities now at high risk of coronavirus

Updated: 4:05 PM EDT Oct 8, 2020

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an extra 409 validated cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the statewide overall to 134,277. As of Thursday, 484 patients with the coronavirus were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 85 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.Click here to see a graphical appearance at COVID-19 data.Latest town-by-town breakdown released by stateThe DPH launched its weekly COVID-19 information report on Wednesday, determining 40 Massachusetts neighborhoods that are currently at high danger of the coronavirus. This weeks high-risk list consists of seven of the 10 most-populated cities in the state: Boston, Worcester Springfield, Lowell, Brockton, New Bedford and Lynn.The weekly data shows that 116,364 total clients have been launched from isolation, implying they are considered to have recuperated from the coronavirus.PHNjcmlwdCBpZD0iaW5mb2dyYW1fMF85MTUyMTg3My03NmRhLTQ0ZmUtOTA0Ny1mMTllZWFlZGFjNmQiIHRpdGxlPSJDb3JvbmF2aXJ1cyBpbiBNYXNzYWNodXNldHRzIiBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vZS5pbmZvZ3JhbS5jb20vanMvZGlzdC9lbWJlZC5qcz9yeXoiIHR5cGU9InRleHQvamF2YXNjcmlwdCI+ PC9zY3JpcHQ+ New data is published daily around 4 p.m. with the exception of Wednesdays everyday and weekly reports, which are released around 6 p.m.

State health authorities also validated 8 brand-new COVID-19-related deaths throughout Massachusetts, bringing the states confirmed coronavirus death toll to 9,350.
More than 4.54 million molecular tests for COVID-19 have now been administered in the state to more than 2.36 million individuals.
As of Thursday, 484 patients with the coronavirus were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 85 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.

New data is released daily around 4 p.m. with the exception of Wednesdays weekly and everyday reports, which are released around 6 p.m.

The DPH launched its weekly COVID-19 data report on Wednesday, identifying 40 Massachusetts communities that are presently at high threat of the coronavirus. Each of those neighborhoods has a rate of average everyday cases that is higher than 8 per 100,000.
Recently, state health authorities listed 23 communities as being at high risk of COVID-19.
This weeks high-risk list includes 7 of the 10 most-populated cities in the state: Boston, Worcester Springfield, Lowell, Brockton, New Bedford and Lynn.
The weekly data reveals that 116,364 overall clients have actually been launched from seclusion, suggesting they are thought about to have recovered from the coronavirus.

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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an extra 409 validated cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 134,277.
There were 14,035 brand-new molecular tests performed, with a roughly 2.9% everyday favorable rate.

THE NEW REPORT. PRESS REPORTER: ONLY TWO TOWNS, HOLLISTON AND LYNNFIELD, WERE REMOVED FROM THE HIGH RISK CATEGORY IN THIS WEEKS REPORT. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an extra 409 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the statewide total to 134,277. As of Thursday, 484 clients with the coronavirus were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 85 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.Click here to see a graphical look at COVID-19 data.Latest town-by-town breakdown released by stateThe DPH released its weekly COVID-19 data report on Wednesday, recognizing 40 Massachusetts neighborhoods that are currently at high danger of the coronavirus. This weeks high-risk list consists of 7 of the 10 most-populated cities in the state: Boston, Worcester Springfield, Lowell, Brockton, New Bedford and Lynn.The weekly information reveals that 116,364 total clients have been launched from isolation, implying they are considered to have recovered from the coronavirus.PHNjcmlwdCBpZD0iaW5mb2dyYW1fMF85MTUyMTg3My03NmRhLTQ0ZmUtOTA0Ny1mMTllZWFlZGFjNmQiIHRpdGxlPSJDb3JvbmF2aXJ1cyBpbiBNYXNzYWNodXNldHRzIiBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vZS5pbmZvZ3JhbS5jb20vanMvZGlzdC9lbWJlZC5qcz9yeXoiIHR5cGU9InRleHQvamF2YXNjcmlwdCI+ PC9zY3JpcHQ+ New information is released daily around 4 p.m. with the exception of Wednesdays day-to-day and weekly reports, which are released around 6 p.m.

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