4464 new cases of COVID-19 were reported after the Thanksgiving delay
After taking a day off from daily Thanksgiving reports, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Friday announced a staggering 4,464 new confirmed cases of COVID-1
After taking a day off from the daily Thanksgiving Day reports, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Friday announced a staggering 4,464 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday.
This has led to a total of 211,748 states since the beginning of the pandemic.
Officials said the report covered the period from Wednesday afternoon to 8am on Friday. This is the second consecutive report that covers a long period of time.
The report also includes an additional 29 deaths, resulting in a total of 10,401 across the country.
According to the report, 41,852 cases are active across the country, according to the report.
As of Friday, 986 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 209 were in the intensive care unit.
A weekly report by DPH, which was also delayed due to the holiday, revealed that 81 communities are in the “red” or at high risk of COVID-19, compared to 62 communities last week.
DPH also reported that a total of 155,473 patients were released from isolation, meaning they are thought to have recovered from the coronavirus.
New data is published every day around 17:00, and weekly reports are usually published on Thursday, also around 17:00