Massachusetts Confirms Another 177 Cases Of COVID-19

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health confirmed on Saturday another 177 cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 106,664.

The state DPH also confirmed another 17 deaths attributed to the virus, upping the confirmed COVID-death toll in Massachusetts to 8,201.

There have also been 6,574 probable COVID-19 cases reported in the state, and 218 deaths linked to probable cases.

Over the past month in Massachusetts, the three-day average number of COVID-19 cases in hospitals has dropped by 85 percent, and the three-day average number of deaths among confirmed COVID-19 cases has fallen more than 90 percent.

Elsewhere in the U.S., COVID-19 cases appear to continuing to rise, including in Florida, Georgia, and Texas.

The U.S. Department of Disease Control and Prevention said there have been more than 3.6 million cases confirmed and nearly 140,000 deaths attributed to COVID-19 across the nation since March.

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