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Massachusetts coronavirus cases increase 2,301 in continued uptick

15 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

State health officials on Friday reported 2,301 new coronavirus cases and 40 new deaths representing a continued rise in cases as it marks the second day in a row the state has reported a single-day count of more than 2,000 cases since Feb. 12.
Friday's case count of 2,301 follows Thursday's tally of 2,247, which was preceded by weeks of counts under 2,000 cases, some days dipping down to around 1,000.
The additional 2,301 coronavirus cases reported on Friday bring the total number of cases in the state to 588,599 and 40 new deaths brought the death toll to 16,711.
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