Massachusetts Confirms Another 167 Cases Of Coronavirus

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has reported another 167 confirmed cases and an additional 121 probable cases of COVID-19.

There have been 105,457 cases confirmed in Massachusetts, and another 5,941 probable cases reported so far.

With another 14 deaths attributed to the virus on Saturday, there have been a total of 8,095 confirmed COVID-deaths, and 215 probable-COVID deaths in the Commonwealth since mid-March.

Close to 7,600 people in Massachusetts were given molecular COVID-19 tests over the past day. Positive test rates in the state have remained between 1 to 2 percent for the past 30 days.

Around 34 percent of the cases in Massachusetts are people aged 39 and under. Roughly 31 percent of cases are people age 40-59.

While people aged 60 and older also account for around 35 percent of cases, they account for nearly 95 percent of the state's COVID-related deaths.

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