BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — At its daily briefing, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced 823 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday afternoon, and ten more deaths attributed to the virus.
That brings the state's total number of coronavirus-related deaths to 35, and the total number of cases to 3,240.
More than 29,000 Massachusetts residents have now been tested for the virus.
A total of 288 patients are hospitalized with the virus across the Commonwealth.
The highest number of cases are in Middlesex County, which has 685, followed by Suffolk County with 631, Norfolk County with 393, and Essex County with 350.
The source of transmission in 2,885 cases was still under investigation. The Biogen conference and its attendees and their household contacts accounted for 99 of the cases, 163 were attributed to local transmission, and 93 were deemed travel-related.