BOSTON (WHDH) - There are now 7,738 confirmed coronavirus cases in Massachusetts, up from 6,620 cases on Tuesday, health officials announced Wednesday and 122 coronavirus-related deaths.
The cases involve 3,733 men and 3,959 women. 682 of the patients have been hospitalized, 2,340 not hospitalized and 4,716 are under investigation.
255 are from Barnstable County, 183 are from Berkshire County, 366 are from Bristol County, 11 from Dukes and Nantucket County, 885 from Essex County, 72 from Franklin County, 475 from Hampden County, 81 from Hampshire County, 1,582 from Middlesex County, 829 from Norfolk County, 561 from Plymouth County, 1,624 from Suffolk County, 563 from Worcester County and 251 are unknown, according to the DPH.
33 more deaths were reported overnight.
Ninty-nine cases have been linked to the Biogen conference.
The State Public Health Lab’s result is considered “presumptive positive” and the specimens will now be sent to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for confirmation.
Almost 4,000 Mass. residents have been quarantined as of March 24.
For more information on COVID-19 visit: mass.gov/2019coronavirus.
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