BOSTON – The Commonwealth of Massachusetts surpassed 90,000 coronavirus cases on Thursday, May 21.
The state is reporting 1,114 new cases of the virus today, May 21
Massachusetts now has a total of 90,084 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.
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.
The state is reporting 82 deaths. Since the pandemic began Massachusetts has reported 6,148 COVID-19 or complications from the virus deaths.
The state tested 11,533 individuals in the last 24 hours
As of today, the state has tested more 501,486 individuals.
Middlesex County has the most positive cases at 19,930.
In comparison, Berkshire County has 509 cases, and Barnstable County on Cape Cod has 1,202 cases.
Framingham has the most cases in MetroWest. Marlborough is second.
The entire State of Maine has just under 1,750 cases of the virus. and the City of Framingham has 1,500 cases.
The Centers for Disease Control is reporting 91,664 deaths as of noon, May 21.
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.