ASHLAND – The Town of Ashland is now reporting 221 coronavirus cases as of today, May 21.
It is unknown how many have been tested in the Town of Ashland.
The new 13 cases, represents a 6.25% increase in cases since Monday, May 18.
The good news is that 149 of those who have tested positive for the virus have recovered.
The Town does not report the number of COVID-19 deaths or those who died from complications from the virus.
And the Residences at Valley Farm on Route 126 in Ashland has had 2 deaths.
Roughly 18% of all those tested for the virus, have been positive.
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.
Worldwide the number of coronavirus cases surpassed 5 million today, May 21.
The number of coronavirus cases worldwide surpassed 5 million, today, May 21. John Hopkins University is reporting more than 5.04 million cases. Russia is second with 317,554 cases and Brazil is third with 291,579.
The United States has more than 1.552 million coronavirus cases as of 4 p.m. today.
Middlesex County has the most positive cases.
Framingham has the most cases in MetroWest. Marlborough is second.
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.