The Ministry of Public Health released the latest information on coronavirus in the Community on Wednesday.
The table shows the number of cases for each community, the total number of people tested, the number of tests and the degree of positive test results in the last two weeks for each city and city in Massachusetts.
The rate of infection in certain parts of the state has increased in recent weeks, including in more than 100 municipalities, according to data on Wednesday. The percentage of positive tests in Massachusetts in late July and early August rose from about 1.7% to more than 2%.
The cities and towns with the highest rates of infection include Brockton, Charlemont, Everett, Hancock, New Braintree, Revere, Saugus and Wrentham. These communities have a positive test rate of about 5% or higher.
Massachusetts health officials announced two more coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, bringing the total death toll nationwide to 8,438. Officials confirmed another 338 cases of the virus for a total of at least 111,371 in Massachusetts. This is based on 17,216 new molecular tests reported Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Public Health.
The number of COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized in Massachusetts is 396, including 57 in intensive care.