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MARLBOROUGH – The City of Marlborough reported 17 new coronavirus cases due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

That is a 2.77% increase in COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

Marlborough has had 50 news cases in the last 48 hours for a total of 631 positive casessince the pandemic began.

The City is reporting 20 total deaths due to the virus or complications from the virus in Marlborough.

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The good news is that 334 individuals have recovered from the virus.

It is unknown how many individuals have been tested in the city of almost 40,000 people.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts surpassed 75,000 coronavirus cases today, May 8.

Massachusetts ranks third in the United States behind New York, and New Jersey for the most positive cases.

The State of Massachusetts has more positive COVID-19 cases than the entire country of Canada, which has 67,156 total cases.

The state reported 1,612 new cases in the last 24 hours. That brings the total number of positive cases in Massachusetts to 75,333

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The state tested 14,391 individuals in the last 24 hours

As of May 7 at 4 p.m., the state has tested 366.023 individuals.

To return to the Canadian comparison, the country has tested more than 1 million residents and has 67,156 coronavirus cases.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts reported 150 deaths COVID-19 today, May 7. That brings the total number of fatalities due to the coronavirus since the pandemic in Massachusetts to 4,702.

There is no cure and no vaccine for COVID-19, at this time.

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Governor Charlie Baker issued an order to require a face covering starting May 6. Click here to read the order.

Worldwide, there are almost 4 million confirmed cases.

The Centers for Disease Control is reporting 73,297 deaths as of noon, May 7.

The U.S. is leading the world in COVID-19 deaths, with more than 26,000 deaths in New York.

For all SOURCE reports related to the Coronavirus, click here.

By editor

Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.