BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — With another 421 cases of COVID-19 confirmed Friday, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Massachusetts has risen to 118,309. There were also 12 newly reported deaths among confirmed cases of the coronavirus.
According to the state Department of Public Health, in around six months there have been more than 8,800 total deaths in the Commonwealth among confirmed cases of COVID-19.
This week, the state's seven-day weighted average rate of positive COVID-19 tests dipped to one percent, its lowest rate since testing began.
More than 112,000 people have been tested for COVID-19 antibodies in Massachusetts, and nearly 1.7 million individuals have been administered molecular COVID-19 tests.
As the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Research Center reports, there have been around 6 million cases of coronavirus confirmed in the U.S., and more than 182,000 Americans have died of the virus so far.
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