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5,396 new COVID-19 cases, 77 additional deaths reported in Massachusetts – WCVB Boston

5,396 new COVID-19 cases, 77 additional deaths reported in Massachusetts

Active cases over 90,000 for first time

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 5,396 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 413,329 since the start of the pandemic.State health officials also added 77 new confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the state’s total, which is now 12,875.An estimated 90,567 cases are active across Massachusetts, according to the report. That is the highest total since state health officials began reporting the statistic on Nov. 2.Click here to see a graphical look at COVID-19 dataLatest town-by-town breakdown released by state The report said 2,225 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 459 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.In the state’s weekly report released on Thursday, 219 communities were in the “Red,” or at high risk of COVID-19, up from 190 communities last week. PHNjcmlwdCBpZD0iaW5mb2dyYW1fMF85MTUyMTg3My03NmRhLTQ0ZmUtOTA0Ny1mMTllZWFlZGFjNmQiIHRpdGxlPSJDb3JvbmF2aXJ1cyBpbiBNYXNzYWNodXNldHRzIiBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vZS5pbmZvZ3JhbS5jb20vanMvZGlzdC9lbWJlZC5qcz9yeXoiIHR5cGU9InRleHQvamF2YXNjcmlwdCI+PC9zY3JpcHQ+New data is typically 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 an additional 5,396 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 413,329 since the start of the pandemic.

State health officials also added 77 new confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the state’s total, which is now 12,875.

An estimated 90,567 cases are active across Massachusetts, according to the report. That is the highest total since state health officials began reporting the statistic on Nov. 2.

The report said 2,225 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 459 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.

In the state’s weekly report released on Thursday, 219 communities were in the “Red,” or at high risk of COVID-19, up from 190 communities last week.

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

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