Coronavirus cases continue to climb in these 25 Massachusetts hot spots

BOSTON (WHDH) - Many Massachusetts communities have fewer than 100 reported coronavirus cases, some have under 50, and others have case counts in the single digits or none at all, but there is a cluster of towns and cities with thousands of individuals who have been infected with the disease.

On Wednesday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health released an updated list of positive cases in each city and town.

There are 25 communities with at least 880 cases and 12 places with more than 1,500. Lawrence and Lynn have more than 3,000 cases. Worcester and Brockton have topped 4,000. Boston has the most cases in the Bay State with more than 13,000.

Health officials have said that an updated list will be released every Wednesday.

Below is a list of the 25 communities with the most cases:

  1. Boston – 13,417
  2. Worcester – 4,910
  3. Brockton – 4,064
  4. Lynn – 3,430
  5. Lawrence – 3,163
  6. Chelsea – 2,779
  7. Lowell – 2,671
  8. Springfield – 2,573
  9. New Bedford – 1,910
  10. Framingham – 1,681
  11. Revere – 1,667
  12. Everett – 1,647
  13. Fall River – 1,363
  14. Waltham – 1,170
  15. Malden – 1,151
  16. Haverhill – 1,135
  17. Quincy – 1,107
  18. Medford – 994
  19. Cambridge – 948
  20. Peabody – 947
  21. Methuen – 939
  22. Marlborough – 938
  23. Taunton – 934
  24. Randolph – 912
  25. Somerville – 882

To view the state’s full list, click here.

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