Massachusetts Reporting 805 Cases & 80 COVID-19 Deaths; Middlesex County Surpasses 20,000 Cases

BOSTON – The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is reporting 805 new cases of the virus today to start the Memorial Day weekend on May 22.

Massachusetts now has a total of 90,889 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.

The state is reporting 80 deaths. That is two consecutive days in a row below 100 deaths.

Since the pandemic began Massachusetts has reported 6,228 COVID-19 or complications from the virus deaths.

The state tested 10,158 individuals in the last 24 hours

As of today, the state has tested more 511,644 individuals.

Middlesex County has the most positive cases at 20,085.

In comparison, Berkshire County has 510 cases, and Barnstable County on Cape Cod has 1,257 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.

Almost 30% of Framingham’s deaths from the virus have been reported in the last week.

Worldwide there are more than 5 million cases of COVID-19.

John Hopkins University is reporting 5.169 million cases worldwide today.

The Centers for Disease Control is reporting 94,150 deaths as of noon, May 22, including 1,089 new deaths in the last 24 hours.

The U.S. is leading the world in COVID-19 deaths, with more than 28,800 deaths in New York.

In comparison, the United States has almost 3 times the number of deaths as Italy, recorded at 31,908 deaths.

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