Here Are The Towns With The Highest Rates Of Coronavirus

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — According to the state Department of Public Health, several important coronavirus health metrics have been on the decline in Massachusetts over the past month.

However, Johns Hopkins University says at least four of the Commonwealth's counties are on the list of those hit hardest in the nation when it comes to COVID-related deaths. That includes Middlesex, Suffolk, Essex, and Norfolk Counties.

This week, the state DPH released more granular details about the rates of infection in each municipality across Massachusetts.

The towns/cities with the highest rates of COVID-19 infection are:

  1. Chelsea
  2. Brockton
  3. Lawrence
  4. Everett
  5. Lynn
  6. Revere
  7. Randolph
  8. Worcester
  9. Danvers
  10. Lowell

Out of around 68,500 people who have been tested for COVID-19 so far in the City of Boston, more than 13,000 had the virus, making Boston the location with the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state.

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