438 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Massachusetts, 16 additional deaths – WCVB Boston

438 new COVID-19 cases validated in Massachusetts, 16 extra deaths

Upgraded: 4:05 PM EDT Aug 28, 2020

BOSTON– The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an extra 438 verified cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the statewide total to 117,888. State health authorities also confirmed 16 brand-new COVID-19-related deaths across Massachusetts, bringing the states confirmed coronavirus death toll to 8,791.
The rolling average of the positive test rate is now approximately 1%, DPH reported. More than 2.29 million molecular tests for COVID-19 have now been administered in the state.As of Friday, 312 patients with the coronavirus were hospitalized in Massachusetts, a decrease of 21 clients from what state health authorities reported Thursday.Of those clients who are presently hospitalized, 60 were reported to be in an extensive care unit.In its weekly report released Wednesday, the DPH stated 103,920 clients have actually been released from seclusion, meaning they are thought about to have recovered from the coronavirus. When reports are published around 6 p.m., New information is published daily around 4 p.m. with the exception of Wednesday

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 438 validated cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the statewide overall to 117,888. State health authorities also verified 16 brand-new COVID-19-related deaths across Massachusetts, bringing the states confirmed coronavirus death toll to 8,791. The rolling average of the positive test rate is now approximately 1%, DPH reported. More than 2.29 million molecular tests for COVID-19 have now been administered in the state.Click here to see a graphical take a look at COVID-19 data.Latest town-by-town breakdown released by stateAs of Friday, 312 clients with the coronavirus were hospitalized in Massachusetts, a decline of 21 clients from what state health authorities reported Thursday.Of those clients who are presently hospitalized, 60 were reported to be in an extensive care unit.In its weekly report released Wednesday, the DPH said 103,920 patients have actually been launched from isolation, indicating they are considered to have recovered from the coronavirus. PHNjcmlwdCBpZD0iaW5mb2dyYW1fMF85MTUyMTg3My03NmRhLTQ0ZmUtOTA0Ny1mMTllZWFlZGFjNmQiIHRpdGxlPSJDb3JvbmF2aXJ1cyBpbiBNYXNzYWNodXNldHRzIiBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vZS5pbmZvZ3JhbS5jb20vanMvZGlzdC9lbWJlZC5qcz9yeXoiIHR5cGU9InRleHQvamF2YXNjcmlwdCI+PC9zY3JpcHQ+New information is published daily around 4 p.m. with the exception of Wednesday when reports are published around 6 p.m.

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