BOSTON – On the day Phase II of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts re-opening plan begin, the state is reporting it slowest number of cases since March.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts reported 193 new COVID-19 cases, on Monday, June 8.
Massachusetts now has a total of 103,626 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 38 new COVID-19 deaths today.
Since the pandemic began Massachusetts has reported 7,353 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 4,782 individuals in the last 24 hours
As of today, the state has tested more 653,398 individuals.
Middlesex County has the most positive cases at 22,812.
In comparison, Barnstable County (Cape Cod) has 1,458 cases, and only 575 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 7.1 million cases world-wide of the virus.
There are 1.96 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 110,375 deaths as of noon, today, including 474 new deaths in the last 24 hours.
The U.S. is leading the world in COVID-19 deaths, with more than 30,400 deaths in New York.