Massachusetts Reports 575 New Cases; 55 COVID-19 Deaths
BOSTON – The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is reporting 575 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, June 6.
The Governor announced today, that phase II, could begin on Monday, June 8.
Massachusetts now has a total of 103,132 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 55 new COVID-19 deaths today.
Since the pandemic began Massachusetts has reported 7,289 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 9,840 individuals in the last 24 hours
As of today, the state has tested more 640,808 individuals.
Middlesex County has the most positive cases at 22,686.
In comparison, Barnstable County (Cape Cod) has 1,450 cases, and only 573 cases in Berkshire County.
Framingham has the most cases in MetroWest, with almost 1,700 cases
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 6.8 million cases world-wide of the virus.
There are 1.909 million cases in the United States, as of 4 p.m. today.
The United States leads the world in Coronavirus cases, followed by Brazil and Russia.
The Centers for Disease Control is reporting 109,192 deaths as of noon, today, including 1,128 new deaths in the last 24 hours.
The U.S. is leading the world in COVID-19 deaths, with more than 30,200 deaths in New York.
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