BOSTON (WHDH) - Almost all of Massachusetts remains high-risk for COVID-19 transmission, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The latest data from the CDC shows that all counties, with the exception of Franklin, Hampshire, Dukes, and Nantucket counties, have a high COVID transmission rate with more than 100 new cases reported per 100,000 residents between Oct. 11 and 17.
Franklin, Hampshire, Dukes, and Nantucket counties have a substantial transmission rate with between 50 and 99.99 new cases reported per 100,000 residents in that same seven-day period.
All of Maine, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island are currently considered high-risk for COVID-19 transmission, while most of Vermont is considered high-risk.
The majority of Connecticut is considered to be at substantial risk for COVID-19 transmission.
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