BOSTON – The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is reporting 1,045 new cases of the virus on Wednesday, May 20.
Massachusetts now has a total of 88,970 positive coronavirus cases as of today.
There is no cure and no vaccine for COVID-19, at this time.
Massachusetts ranks fourth in the United States behind New York, New Jersey & Illinois for the most positive cases.
The state is reporting 128 deaths. Since the pandemic began Massachusetts has reported 6,066 COVID-19 or complications from the virus deaths.
The state tested 13,013 individuals in the last 24 hours
As of May 20, the state has tested more 489,953 individuals.
Roughly 18% of all those who have been tested are positive for the virus.
Middlesex County has the most positive cases at 19,708.
In comparison, Berkshire County has 500 cases, and Barnstable County on Cape Cod has 1,197 cases.
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 a little more 1,600 cases of the virus. and the City of Framingham has just over 1,450 cases.
There are more than 4.955 million cases worldwide of the virus of 4 p.m. today
The United States has more than 1.55 million coronavirus cases as of 4 p.m. today.
The Centers for Disease Control is reporting 91,664 deaths as of noon, May 20.
The U.S. is leading the world in COVID-19 deaths, with more than 28,600 deaths in New York.
In comparison, the United States has almost 3 times the number of deaths as Italy, recorded at 31,908 deaths.