Massachusetts Reports Another 216 Coronavirus Cases

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — There have been nearly 113,000 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, and more than 8,400 virus-related deaths reported in Massachusetts.

On Friday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 216 confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the state's total number of confirmed cases to 106,487.

The state DPH also reported another 82 probable cases of the virus. There have been nearly 6,400 probable cases identified in the Commonwealth so far.

There were also another 21 confirmed COVID-related deaths, upping the state's confirmed COVID-death toll to 8,184. So far, there have been 218 deaths reported among probable cases of coronavirus in Massachusetts.

Of the nearly 113,000 confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in the state, more than 20 percent were residents or workers at long-term care facilities.

Out of more than 8,400 confirmed and probable COVID-19-related deaths in the state, more than 63 percent were reported in long-term care facilities.

According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in less than five months there have been more than 3.5 million COVID-19 cases confirmed, and nearly 138,000 deaths across the nation.

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