Coronavirus Cases Up To 256 In Massachusetts

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has announced 38 new cases of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth, bringing the state's total to 256.

Of the 256 cases, 119 are female, while 137 are male.

Middlesex County has the most cases with 100, followed by Suffolk County with 51 and Norfolk County with 45.

Ninety-seven of the cases were traced to the Biogen conference held last month at Boston's Marriot Long Wharf hotel. Local transmission accounted for 38 cases, 26 were travel-related, and 95 remain under investigation.

A total of 1,743 tests have been administered by the Massachusetts State Public Health Laboratory.

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