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Daily positive test rate at 3.60%, highest mark since June 9

515 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Massachusetts, 18 additional deaths

Daily positive test rate at 3.60%, highest mark since June 9

515 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Massachusetts, 18 additional deaths

Daily positive test rate at 3.60%, highest mark since June 9

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 515 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 9,178.There were 14,310 new molecular tests conducted, with an approximately 3.60% daily positive rate. This is the highest the daily positive COVID-19 test rate has been in Massachusetts since June 9, when it was 4.29%.State health officials also confirmed 18 new COVID-19-related deaths across Massachusetts, bringing the state’s confirmed coronavirus death toll to 9,178.About 3.78 million molecular tests for COVID-19 have now been administered in the state to more than 2.17 million individuals. Click here to see a graphical look at COVID-19 data.Latest town-by-town breakdown released by state In its weekly report, which was released Wednesday, the DPH said 111,479 total patients have been released from isolation in Massachusetts, meaning they are considered to have recovered from the coronavirus.As of Saturday, 354 patients with the coronavirus were hospitalized in Massachusetts, a decrease of 35 patients from what state health officials reported Friday.Of those patients who are currently hospitalized, 77 were reported to be in an intensive care unit. 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 515 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 9,178.

There were 14,310 new molecular tests conducted, with an approximately 3.60% daily positive rate. This is the highest the daily positive COVID-19 test rate has been in Massachusetts since June 9, when it was 4.29%.

State health officials also confirmed 18 new COVID-19-related deaths across Massachusetts, bringing the state’s confirmed coronavirus death toll to 9,178.

About 3.78 million molecular tests for COVID-19 have now been administered in the state to more than 2.17 million individuals.

In its weekly report, which was released Wednesday, the DPH said 111,479 total patients have been released from isolation in Massachusetts, meaning they are considered to have recovered from the coronavirus.

As of Saturday, 354 patients with the coronavirus were hospitalized in Massachusetts, a decrease of 35 patients from what state health officials reported Friday.

Of those patients who are currently hospitalized, 77 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.

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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