Massachusetts Surpass 60,000 COVID-19 Cases


BOSTON – The number of COVID-19 cases in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts surpassed 60,000 today, April 29.

And today’s announcement of 250 deaths is the highest since the pandemic began.

Today, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health is reporting a total of 60,265 positive cases since the pandemic began.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is reporting 1,963 new COVD-19 cases as of Wednesday, April 29.

This week, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker extended the order to keep non-essential businesses closed through May 18.

Since the pandemic began, the Commonwealth is now reporting 3,405 deaths.

The Commonwealth reported 252 new deaths in the last 24 hours.

(Editor’s Note: The state report does say the deaths it reports every 24 hours may not have happened in the last 24 hours.)

There is no cure and no vaccine.

As of today at 4 p.m., the state has tested 265,618 individuals.

The state tested more than 11,000 individuals in the last 24 hours

Last week, the number of COVID-19 cases hospitalized was at 9%. A good sign it has been at 7% all week, and today dropped to 6%.

Middlesex County has the most positive cases at 13,799/

Framingham has the most cases in MetroWest at more than 700 positive cases. The City has not released numbers for today.

The United States now has the post confirmed cases worldwide 1.03 million cases as of 3 p.m. April 29.

Worldwide, there are more than 3.73 million confirmed cases.

The Centers for Disease Control is reporting 57,505 deaths as of noon on April 29.

The U.S. is leading the world in COVID-19 deaths, with more than 17,500 deaths in New York.

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The CDC recommended Americans were cloth masks in public.

It is important for residents to continue to practice social distancing.

The Governor announced a new coronavirus alert system this week that will let residents get updates from state officials sent directly to their cell phones. Text COVIDMA to 888-777 to sign up. The state has added a Spanish language component.


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