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6,477 new COVID-19 cases, 49 additional deaths reported in Massachusetts – WCVB Boston

6,477 new COVID-19 cases, 49 additional deaths reported in Massachusetts

Number of active cases rises to 45,390

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 6,477 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday based on 111,734 new molecular test results that were reported.That brings the statewide case total to 232,264 since the start of the pandemic.The report also included an additional 49 COVID-19-related deaths, bringing the statewide total to 10,637.Click here to see a graphical look at COVID-19 dataLatest town-by-town breakdown released by stateDPH said Thursday’s case numbers include 680 cases tested by one Massachusetts based laboratory prior to Dec. 1. The report was delayed because of a technical issue with the software used by that laboratory’s reporting vendor.An estimated 49,225 cases are active across the state, according to Thursday’s report.As of Thursday, 1,324 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 261 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.PHNjcmlwdCBpZD0iaW5mb2dyYW1fMF85MTUyMTg3My03NmRhLTQ0ZmUtOTA0Ny1mMTllZWFlZGFjNmQiIHRpdGxlPSJDb3JvbmF2aXJ1cyBpbiBNYXNzYWNodXNldHRzIiBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vZS5pbmZvZ3JhbS5jb20vanMvZGlzdC9lbWJlZC5qcz9yeXoiIHR5cGU9InRleHQvamF2YXNjcmlwdCI+PC9zY3JpcHQ+New data is published daily around 5 p.m. and weekly reports are typically released on Thursdays, also around 5 p.m.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 6,477 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday based on 111,734 new molecular test results that were reported.

That brings the statewide case total to 232,264 since the start of the pandemic.

The report also included an additional 49 COVID-19-related deaths, bringing the statewide total to 10,637.

DPH said Thursday’s case numbers include 680 cases tested by one Massachusetts based laboratory prior to Dec. 1. The report was delayed because of a technical issue with the software used by that laboratory’s reporting vendor.

An estimated 49,225 cases are active across the state, according to Thursday’s report.

As of Thursday, 1,324 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 261 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.

New data is published daily around 5 p.m. and weekly reports are typically released on Thursdays, also around 5 p.m.

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