BOSTON – The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is reporting 617 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, May 29.
Massachusetts now has a total of 95,512 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. New York has more than 355,000 cases.
The state is reporting 78 deaths.
Since the pandemic began Massachusetts has reported 6,718 COVID-19 or complications from the virus deaths.
The state tested 9,422 individuals in the last 24 hours
As of today, the state has tested more 571,745 individuals.
Middlesex County has the most positive cases at 20,972.
In comparison, Barnstable County (Cape Cod) has 1,303 cases.
Marlborough is second, with more 900 cases.
The City of Framingham is also among the top 12 communities with coronavirus cases in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
John Hopkins University is reporting 5.878 million cases worldwide today.
There are 1.735 million cases in the United States, as of 4 p.m. today.
The United States leads the world in Coronavirus cases, followed by Brazil at more than 438,000, with Russia in third.
The Centers for Disease Control is reporting 101,711 deaths as of noon, May 26, including 1,265 new deaths in the last 24 hours.
The U.S. is leading the world in COVID-19 deaths, with more than 29,500 deaths in New York.
In comparison, the United States has almost 3 times the number of deaths as Italy, recorded at more than 33,000 deaths.