BOSTON (WHDH) - There are now 34,402 confirmed coronavirus cases in Massachusetts, up from 32,181 cases on Thursday, health officials announced Friday and 1,404 coronavirus-related deaths.
The cases involve 14,991 men and 17,823 women.
573 are from Barnstable County, 383 are from Berkshire County, 1,659 are from Bristol County, 12 from Dukes County, nine from Nantucket County, 4,584 from Essex County, 173 from Franklin County, 2,134 from Hampden County, 258 from Hampshire County, 7,744 from Middlesex County, 3,499 from Norfolk County, 2,577 from Plymouth County, 7,272 from Suffolk County, 2,765 from Worcester County and 760 are unknown, according to the DPH.
Ninty-nine cases have been linked to the Biogen conference.
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159 more deaths were reported.
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As of 4 p.m., 148,744 people have been tested for the virus, up from 140,773.
Symptoms of coronavirus include fever, cough, and shortness of breath, according to the CDC. Reported worldwide illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s latest coronavirus quarantine update shows that more than 17,600 Bay State residents have been either monitored or quarantined for the disease since the pandemic began.
For more information on COVID-19 visit: mass.gov/2019coronavirus.
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