Half of Massachusetts consider high risk of COVID-19 infection

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that half of Massachusetts’ 14 counties have high levels of COVID-19 in their communities. The ranking is based on several factors, including new hospitalizations for COVID-19, the number of recent cases, and the overall hospital capacity of the community. Berkshire County reported the highest incidence per 100,000 people last week. The districts of Suffolk, Middlesex, Norfolk, Hampshire, Worcester and Barnstyle also had high levels of community transmission. Bristol County was the only county in Massachusetts with a low community infection rate. CDC COVID-19 community-based levels are based on the number of new COVID-19 cases in the county over the past 7 days compared to the general population, and the number of newly admitted COVID-19 patients confirmed in the last 7 days. an average of 7 days of inpatient beds occupied by the county population and COVID-19 patients. The agency recommends that people in high-income areas take measures to reduce COVID-19 infection, such as wearing masks indoors and on public transport. “Be aware of COVID-19 vaccines. Get tested if you have symptoms,” the CDC said. “If you have a high risk of serious illness, take extra precautions.” Mass. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 3,836 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday. The state’s seven-day positive rate continues to grow and now stands at 6.63%, as it was in early February. , but COVID-19 occurs in early January, well below the 23.06% positive level observed at the peak. The level of COVID-19 positivity decreased in mid-March and then gradually increased in days and weeks. . Massachusetts reported the highest number of one-day COVID-19 cases on Thursday since early February. Public health has shown 4,376 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, hospitalizations and deaths

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that half of Massachusetts’ 14 counties have high levels of COVID-19 in their communities.

The ranking is based on several factors, including new hospitalizations for COVID-19, the number of recent cases, and the overall hospital capacity of the community.

Berkshire County has the highest incidence per 100,000 people in the past week.

The districts of Suffolk, Middlesex, Norfolk, Hampshire, Worcester and Barnstyle also had high levels of community transmission.

Bristol County was the only state in Massachusetts to have a low level of community infection.

CDC COVID-19 community-based levels are based on the number of new COVID-19 cases in the county over the past 7 days compared to the general population, and the number of newly admitted COVID-19 patients confirmed in the last 7 days. an average of 7 days of inpatient beds occupied by the county population and COVID-19 patients.

The agency recommends that people in high-income areas take measures to reduce COVID-19 infection, such as wearing masks indoors and on public transport.

“Be aware of COVID-19 vaccines. Get tested if you have symptoms,” the CDC said. “If you’re at high risk for a serious illness, consider taking extra precautions.”

The growth trend of cases of mass COVID-19

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 3,836 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday.

The state’s seven-day positive level continues to grow – and now stands at 6.63%, the same level as in early February, but well below the 23.06% positive level observed at the peak of COVID-19 in early January. .

The positive level of COVID-19 decreased in mid-March and then gradually increased in days and weeks.

The average hospitalization for COVID-19 has increased gradually since March, and now there are 567 patients in Massachusetts hospitals, but the incidence of ICU remains low.

Massachusetts on Thursday reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases since the beginning of February, with 4,376 confirmed COVID-19 cases, according to the Department of Public Health.


Cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, hospitalization and death

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