863 COVID-19 cases removed from states total due to retesting, DPH says – WCVB Boston

863 COVID-19 cases removed from Massachusetts total due to retesting, DPH says
980 brand-new COVID-19 cases, 37 additional deaths reported

Upgraded: 5:11 PM EST Mar 2, 2021

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an extra 980 confirmed COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 551,667 since the start of the pandemic.The DPH noted that Tuesdays report includes an upgrade to the overall case numbers. The department says it got fixed laboratory reports on approximately 1,500 cases that a laboratory had reported as positive.According to the DPH, retesting resulted in 863 of those cases being eliminated from the case counts.State health authorities likewise included 37 validated COVID-19-related deaths to the states total, which is now 15,859. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 980 verified COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide overall to 551,667 since the start of the pandemic.The DPH noted that Tuesdays report includes an update to the overall case numbers.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an extra 980 confirmed COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 551,667 because the start of the pandemic.The DPH kept in mind that Tuesdays report consists of an update to the total case numbers. The department states it received fixed lab reports on around 1,500 cases that a laboratory had actually reported as positive.According to the DPH, retesting resulted in 863 of those cases being removed from the case counts.State health authorities likewise included 37 confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the states overall, which is now 15,859. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an extra 980 verified COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the statewide total to 551,667 given that the start of the pandemic.The DPH kept in mind that Tuesdays report includes an update to the total case numbers.
According to the DPH, retesting resulted in 863 of those cases being gotten rid of from the case counts.State health authorities likewise added 37 validated COVID-19-related deaths to the states total, which is now 15,859. The report stated 775 clients with validated coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 187 were reported to be in an extensive care unit.In the DPHs weekly report launched on Thursday, 28 neighborhoods were in the “Red,” or at high threat of COVID-19, down from 66 neighborhoods the week previously. The state says there have actually been 494,740 healings, according to the newest weekly report.Massachusetts COVID-19 hospitalizations, fatalitiesmassachusetts and cases vaccination progressNew data is generally released daily around 5 p.m. and weekly reports are typically released on Thursdays, likewise around 5 p.m.