BOSTON – On Mother’s Day, the world surpassed 4 million coronavirus cases today, May 10.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts reported 1,050 new cases in the last 24 hours. That brings the total number of positive cases in Massachusetts to 77,793.
Massachusetts ranks third in the United States behind New York, and New Jersey for the most positive cases.
The state tested 11,852 individuals in the last 24 hours
As of May 9 at 4 p.m., the state has tested 388,389 individuals.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts reported 139 deaths COVID-19 today, May 10. That brings the total number of fatalities due to the coronavirus since the pandemic in Massachusetts to 4,979
There is no cure and no vaccine for COVID-19, at this time.
Governor Charlie Baker issued an order to require a face covering starting May 6. Click here to read the order.
The number of COVID-19 cases hospitalized was at 9% to start May. A good sign is the number has 4% for the last three days.
Another good sign, the number of individuals in ICUs in the state is under 850 for the first time this weekend.
Middlesex County has the most positive cases at 17,589. In comparison, Berkshire County has 475 cases.
Framingham has the most cases in MetroWest. The City of Framingham is top releasing numbers today. The City of Framingham is also among the top 20 communities with coronavirus cases in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The United States went over 1.32 million coronavirus cases today, May 10.
The Centers for Disease Control is reporting 77,034 deaths as of noon, May 9.
The U.S. is leading the world in COVID-19 deaths, with more than 26,500 deaths in New York.