BOSTON – The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is reporting 789 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, May 30.
Today was the sixth consecutive day cases of the virus were under 1,000.
Massachusetts now has a total of 96,301 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 50 deaths.
Since the pandemic began Massachusetts has reported 6,768 COVID-19 or complications from the virus deaths.
The state tested 10,774 individuals in the last 24 hours
As of today, the state has tested more 582,519 individuals.
Roughly 16.5% of those tested have been positive for the virus since the pandemic began.
Roughly 7 percent of those tested in the last 24 hours were positive for COVID-19.
Middlesex County has the most positive cases at 21,124.
In comparison, Barnstable County (Cape Cod) has 1,305 cases, and only 544 cases in Berkshire County.
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 almost 6 million cases of COVID-19 worldwide as of 4 p.m. – 5,999,248 to be exact
There are 1.76 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 465,000, with Russia in third.
The Centers for Disease Control is reporting 102,785 deaths as of noon, today, 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.