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 Hampshire, Nantucket, Dukes, and Norfolk counties, have a high COVID transmission rate with more than 100 new cases reported per 100,000 residents between Sept. 26 and Oct. 2.
Hampshire, Nantucket, and Norfolk 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.
Dukes County has a moderate transmission rate with between 10 and 49.99 cases reported per 100,000 residents.
All of Maine and New Hampshire are currently considered high-risk for COVID-19 transmission, while the majority of Vermont and Rhode Island are considered high-risk.
The majority of Connecticut is considered substantial for COVID-19 transmission.
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