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The communities with the highest risk of transmitting COVID-19 are expected to be updated
Massachusetts officials will release new data Thursday that could change the way some cities are approaching the fight against COVID-1
Massachusetts officials will release new data Thursday that could change the way some cities are approaching the fight against COVID-19.
Seventy-seven communities are currently in the red zone when it comes to the spread of viruses. A new list of cities is to be published.
In a number of communities, the number is already high. Bourne, Tyngsborough, Somerset, Lowell and Fitchburg are with or over 10% positive. Bourne has a 16% degree of positivity.
In each of these communities, the average daily frequency of COVID-19 is more than eight cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
Gov. Charlie Baker said the state was better prepared to deal with the higher numbers, but medical experts said the jump was worrying.