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COVID-19 death toll surpasses 9,000 in Massachusetts; more than 3 million tests administered

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 267 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 122,904.State health officials also confirmed 14 new COVID-19-related deaths across Massachusetts, bringing the state’s confirmed coronavirus death toll to 9,001.More than 3 million molecular tests for COVID-19 have now been administered in the state to more than 1.95 million individuals. The rolling average of the positive test rate is now approximately 0.8%, DPH reported.Click here to see a graphical look at COVID-19 data.Latest town-by-town breakdown released by state As of Sunday, 313 patients with the coronavirus were hospitalized in Massachusetts, a decrease of 18 patients from what state health officials reported Saturday.Of those patients who are currently hospitalized, 61 were reported to be in an intensive care unit. In its weekly report released last Wednesday, the DPH said 107,501 patients have been released from isolation, meaning they are considered to have recovered from the coronavirus.PHNjcmlwdCBpZD0iaW5mb2dyYW1fMF85MTUyMTg3My03NmRhLTQ0ZmUtOTA0Ny1mMTllZWFlZGFjNmQiIHRpdGxlPSJDb3JvbmF2aXJ1cyBpbiBNYXNzYWNodXNldHRzIiBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vZS5pbmZvZ3JhbS5jb20vanMvZGlzdC9lbWJlZC5qcz9yeXoiIHR5cGU9InRleHQvamF2YXNjcmlwdCI+PC9zY3JpcHQ+New data is published daily around 4 p.m. with the exception of Wednesday’s daily and weekly reports, which are published around 6 p.m.

BOSTON —

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 267 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 122,904.

State health officials also confirmed 14 new COVID-19-related deaths across Massachusetts, bringing the state’s confirmed coronavirus death toll to 9,001.

More than 3 million molecular tests for COVID-19 have now been administered in the state to more than 1.95 million individuals.

The rolling average of the positive test rate is now approximately 0.8%, DPH reported.

As of Sunday, 313 patients with the coronavirus were hospitalized in Massachusetts, a decrease of 18 patients from what state health officials reported Saturday.

Of those patients who are currently hospitalized, 61 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.

In its weekly report released last Wednesday, the DPH said 107,501 patients have been released from isolation, meaning they are considered to have recovered from the coronavirus.

New data is published daily around 4 p.m. with the exception of Wednesday’s daily and weekly reports, which are published around 6 p.m.

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