BOSTON – The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is reporting 358 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, June 2.
Massachusetts now has a total of 101,163 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 new COVID-19 deaths today.
Since the pandemic began Massachusetts has reported 7,085 COVID-19 or complications from the virus deaths.
Yesterday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health began reporting both confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases and deaths. This change is in accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control to include “probable” COVID-19 cases and deaths in data collection and reporting efforts.
The state tested 5,852 individuals in the last 24 hours
As of today, the state has tested more 605,771 individuals.
Middlesex County has the most positive cases at 22,296.
In comparison, Barnstable County (Cape Cod) has 1,430 cases, and only 568 cases in Berkshire County.
Marlborough is second, with more 900 cases. Seventy-five percent of the City of Marlborough’s cases have recovered.
The City of Framingham is also among the top 12 communities with coronavirus cases in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
John Hopkins University is reporting 6.3 million cases world-wide of the virus.
There are 1.81 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 526,000, with Russia in third with just over 423,000 cases.
The Centers for Disease Control is reporting 105,157 deaths as of noon, today, including 761 new deaths in the last 24 hours.
The U.S. is leading the world in COVID-19 deaths, with more than 29,900 deaths in New York.
In comparison, the United States has almost 3 times the number of deaths as Italy, recorded at more than 33,500 deaths.