BOSTON – The Commonwealth of Massachusetts registered it 5,000 death due to Covid-19 or complications from the virus today, May 11.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts reported 129 deaths COVID-19 today, May 10. That brings the total number of fatalities due to the coronavirus since the pandemic in Massachusetts to 5,108.
There is no cure and no vaccine for COVID-19, at this time.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts reported 669 new cases in the last 24 hours. Today, was the first time under 1,000 reported cases since April 5.
That brings the total number of positive cases in Massachusetts to 78,462.
Massachusetts ranks fourth in the United States behind New York, New Jersey & Illinois for the most positive cases.
The state tested 6,339 individuals in the last 24 hours
As of May 11 at 4 p.m., the state has tested 394,728 individuals.
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 four days.
Another good sign, the number of individuals in ICUs in the state is under 850 for the first time this past weekend.
A full report on the plan is due on May 18. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has extended the order to keep non-essential businesses closed through May 18.
Middlesex County has the most positive cases at 17,774.
In comparison, Berkshire County has 478 cases, and Barnstable County on Cape Cod has just under 1,100 cases.
Framingham has the most cases in MetroWest. The City of Framingham has not released numbers today and did not release numbers on Sunday.
The City of Framingham is also among the top 20 communities with coronavirus cases in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
There are more than 4 million cases worldwide of the virus, as of yesterday, May 11.
The United States has more than 1.34 million coronavirus cases as of 4 p.m. today, May 11.
The Centers for Disease Control is reporting 78,771 deaths as of noon, May 10.
The U.S. is leading the world in COVID-19 deaths, with more than 26,500 deaths in New York.