MARLBOROUGH – The City of Marlborough reported 8 new deaths due to COVID-19 or complications from the virus today, May 13.
This is the largest number of deaths reported in a 24 hours period by the City of Marlborough since the pandemic began.
That brings the total number of deaths in the City to 30.
Marlborough also reported 19 new coronavirus cases.
That is a 2.78% increase in COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
Marlborough now has a total of 702 positive cases since the pandemic began.
The good news is that 404 individuals have recovered from the virus.
It is unknown how many individuals have been tested in the city of almost 40,000 people.
Massachusetts has now surpassed 80,000 COVID-19 positive cases. As of 4 p.m. today, the state has 80,497 cases.
The United States surpassed 80,000 deaths due to the virus on Tuesday.
Yesterday, the state reported 33 deaths. Today, the state is reporting 174 new deaths.
Since the pandemic began Massachusetts has reported 5,315 COVID-19 or complications from the virus deaths.
There is no cure and no vaccine for COVID-19, at this time.
Massachusetts ranks third in the United States behind New York, and New Jersey for the most positive cases.
he state tested 8,536 individuals in the last 24 hours
As of May 13 at 4 p.m., the state has tested more 410,032 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 week.
Another good sign, the number of individuals in ICUs in the state is under 800 for the first time.
Middlesex County has the most positive cases at 18,201.
In comparison, Berkshire County has 486 cases, and Barnstable County on Cape Cod has 1,111 cases.
Framingham has the most cases in MetroWest. The City of Framingham is also among the top 20 communities with coronavirus cases in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The entire State of Maine has just about 1,400 cases of the virus. and the City of Framingham has about 1,300 cases.
There are more than 4.3 million cases worldwide of the virus of 4 p.m. today
The United States has more than 1.38 million coronavirus cases as of 4 p.m. today, May 13.
The Centers for Disease Control is reporting 82,246 deaths as of noon, May 13.
The U.S. is leading the world in COVID-19 deaths, with more than 27,400 deaths in New York.