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Mass. health officials report 2,721 new COVID cases, 24 deaths, 3% daily positivity rate – Boston News, Weather, Sports – Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts 2020-11-22 17:07:39 –

Boston (WHDH)-The Public Health Service reported 2,721 newly confirmed cases of coronavirus on Sunday.

A total of 200,050 cases have been reported so far in Massachusetts, with an estimated 39,073 cases active, with a daily test positive rate of 3.02 percent.

Twenty-four new deaths have been identified, and the number of confirmed virus-related deaths has increased to 10,281 across the state.

Currently, 893 people are hospitalized and 192 are being treated in the intensive care unit. The average age of inpatients is 66 years.

The virus is thought to spread primarily from person to person, usually between people in close contact with each other, through the respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

From November 1st to November 14th, 6,186 people aged 20-29 were positive. The highest positive rate by age group.

Next were 0-19 years old at 5,015 years old, followed by 30-39 years old at 4,841 years old. The lowest age group reported was over 80 years of age, with only 880 confirmed cases in the two weeks.

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