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State-level Metrics

Solid line represents Massachusetts 7-day average

New tests Total PCR tests (specimens)

New tests is changing up. The most recent value for New tests was 102362 on Mar 4, and the earlist value for New tests was 106116 on Dec 5. The highest recent value for New tests was 118144 on Feb 25.The lowest recent value for New tests was 46488 on Feb 16. Access all chart data

New cases (Notes)

Cases is changing up. The most recent value for Cases was 1567 on Mar 4, and the earlist value for Cases was 5619 on Dec 5. The highest recent value for Cases was 2108 on Feb 25.The lowest recent value for Cases was 1226 on Feb 16. Access all chart data

Current hospitalizations

Hospitalization is changing up. The most recent value for Hospitalization was 741 on Mar 4, and the earlist value for Hospitalization was 1428 on Dec 5. The highest recent value for Hospitalization was 2428 on Jan 5. Access all chart data

New deaths

New deaths is changing up. The most recent value for New deaths was 44 on Mar 4, and the earlist value for New deaths was 43 on Dec 5. The highest recent value for New deaths was 70 on Mar 3.The lowest recent value for New deaths was 27 on Feb 22. Access all chart data
Total cases
586,310
Confirmed cases
554,630
Probable cases
31,680
New cases today1,567
Change over 7 days1.8%+
Total tests
(test encounters)
Not Reported
Total tests
(specimens)
16,522,351
Total tests
(people)
4,934,661

Viral (PCR) tests (HHS data)

Total tests
16,290,127

Source: CELR data from states provided in line level format

This data is published by HHS. It may differ from state-provided data.

Data as of
Total tests (specimens)
Not Reported
Total tests (people)
571,445

Warning: Antigen reporting may significantly understate the true number of tests administered

Total tests (specimens)
Not Reported
Total tests (people)
156,185
Now hospitalized
741
Now in ICU
168
Now on ventilator
100
Ever hospitalized
19,713
Ever in ICU
Not Reported
Ever on ventilator
Not Reported

Hospitalization (HHS data)

See this HHS hospitalization data on a map.

Now hospitalized (confirmed + suspected)
689
Now hospitalized (confirmed only)
573
Now in ICU (confirmed + suspected)
189

This data is published by HHS.

Data as of
Hospital discharges
Not Reported
Total deaths
16,296
Probable deaths
329
Confirmed deaths
15,967

Long-term-care facilities

Total cases
34,666
Total deaths
8,531
Number of facilities affected
424
Percent of state deaths
from LTC facilities
52.4%
New cases since Feb 180.4%
New deaths since Feb 181.1%

View historical totals

Data as of

Vaccinations

Total resident & staff doses administered
304,011
Staff & resident 1st dose administered
183,178
Staff &resident 2nd dose administered
119,109

Vaccinations administered through the Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program

Data as of

Race & ethnicity data

We compute the number of cases and deaths per 100k people for each race and ethnicity.

These numbers show the scale of outcomes compared to the size of each group’s population. These are not the number of cases or deaths, rather the proportion of each demographic group who have been affected.

Race & ethnicity: cases per capita

Cases per 100,000 people
Black or African American
7,469
Hispanic or Latino
15,556
Asian
3,566
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
7,059
American Indian or Alaska Native
5,214
White
4,476

(All data is calculated)

Data as of

Race & ethnicity: deaths per capita

Deaths per 100,000 people
Black or African American
226
Hispanic or Latino
159
Asian
92
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
226*
American Indian or Alaska Native
114
White
245

(All data is calculated)

* Based on <10 deaths among members of this race/ethnicity. Interpret with caution.

Data as of

Our latest tweets about Massachusetts

Our twitter handle is @COVID19Tracking@COVID19Tracking

Twitter
Today’s update includes no data from CT, KS, LA, or RI, and no data except hospitalizations from AL. The MA update includes data from approximately 24,800 PCR tests not reported yesterday due to a technical problem.

January 31, 2021

Twitter
On a more hopeful note, hospitalizations declined in almost every state over the past week. Only New York saw an increase in hospitalized patients (4% higher), while MA was essentially flat.

January 21, 2021

Twitter
20 states provided no update: AK, CA, CT, DC, ID, KS, KY, LA, MA, MI, MN, MP, NC, ND, NH, OH, RI, SC, SD, UT, VT. 7 other states made partial updates.

December 26, 2020

Twitter
Zooming into the state level, more than 10 states broke case records today: AK, AR, AZ, DE, IN, MA, ME, NJ, PA, RI, and VT. Note: AZ had a higher count on Dec. 1, but it was a data backlog.

December 4, 2020

Twitter
The following jurisdictions did not report today: AS, CT, FL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MI, MN, MP, NC, NH, OH, RI, SC, SD, UT, VI, VT, WY. 10 more reported partial data. Some will report two days of data tomorrow.

November 27, 2020

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