Mass. Reports No New Coronavirus Deaths For The First Time In Months

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — New data released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Tuesday afternoon shows there were no new coronavirus deaths for the first time in months.

The state also reported 114 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.

Since the start of the pandemic, Massachusetts has had 108,882 total cases and 8,054 deaths.

The state also said the decreased the total death because of "ongoing data cleaning which identifies and removes duplicate reports."

This new data came shortly after Gov. Charlie Baker announced that travelers from seven Northeast states are longer asked to self-quarantine for 14 days. This includes travelers from Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey.

Also, Gov. Baker said that he would give an update on when the state would enter Phase 3 of his reopening plan later this week. Phase 3 could begin as early as July 6.

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