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4 Mass. counties now considered high risk for COVID-19 transmission – Boston News, Weather, Sports – Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts 2021-08-05 09:59:31 –

Boston (WHDH)-According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, four counties in Massachusetts are currently considered at high risk for COVID-19 infection, while the other eight counties are at considerable risk.

NS Latest data from CDC Has high COVID infection rates in Bristol, Burnstable, Dukes, and Nantucket counties, with more than 100 new cases reported per 100,000 inhabitants between July 28 and August 3. It shows that.

Berkshire, Hampden, Worcester, Middlesex, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, and Plymouth counties all show significant infection rates, with 50 to 99.99 new cases reported per 100,000 inhabitants in the same 7 days. increase.

The infection rates in Franklin and Hampshire counties are said to be moderate. That is, 10 to 49.99 new cases have been reported per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 7 days.

CDC currently recommends it Vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors In all Massachusetts counties, COVID-19 Delta variants are considered to be at high risk or at significant risk as they are spurring a surge in new cases.

Bay State Health Authority Wednesday report 962 new COVID-19 cases, 5 additional deaths, and 2.62 percent 7-day positive rate.

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, there have been 676,387 confirmed cases and 17,723 deaths in Massachusetts.

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