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5,497 new COVID-19 cases, 21 additional deaths reported in Mass

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 vaccine and case numbers for the state.
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Massachusetts reports 5,497 coronavirus cases over the holiday weekend, hospitalizations spike to 9-month high

Massachusetts reports 5,497 coronavirus cases over the holiday weekend, hospitalizations spike to 9-month high

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

State health officials reported 5,497 new coronavirus cases over the weekend as infection counts stay elevated after Thanksgiving, while the state's COVID-19 hospitalization level jumped to its highest level in more than nine months.
The 5,497 infection tally was down from last weekend's three-day spike of 6,801, but testing in the days after Thanksgiving was significantly lower than last weekend. Two weekends ago the state reported 5,248 cases, and the previous weekend was 4,039 cases.
Virus cases had been on the way down but are now climbing at a rapid rate amid the more highly...
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