Massachusetts COVID-19 Statistics

Updated Aug 2, 2021 @ 9:48am EDT
Population  6,949,000   |   Policy  Reopening State
Cases
719,780
Total
10.36% Per Capita
Deaths
18,082
Total
0.26% Per Capita
New Cases
140,100
August 2
19.5% Growth

Yesterday there were 1,700 new confirmed* cases, 0 recoveries, 43 deaths. The current 7-day rolling average of 1,703 new cases/day declined 13.9% from 14 days ago, while the average of 42 deaths/day declined 40% in Massachusetts, at that rate...

Cases in 7 Days
731,757
Estimated
11,977 New Cases
Cases in 14 Days
743,832
Estimated
24,052 New Cases
Cases in 30 Days
771,800
Estimated
52,020 New Cases
Massachusetts
Mortality Rate
2.5%
Currently
W.H.O.
Mortality Rate
3.6%
Average
Deaths in 7 Days
18,342
Estimated
260 New Deaths
Deaths in 14 Days
18,544
Estimated
462 New Deaths
Deaths in 30 Days
18,784
Estimated
702 New Deaths

* The number of cases displayed reflects how many have been tested & confirmed so far. It does NOT include the potentially many undetected people who are currently infected with COVID-19, whether asymptomatic or undiagnosed.


Testing Stats

Tests Performed
16,825,551
Total as of Aug 1
242.13% Per Capita
Tests Per Day
0
7 Day Avg
0% Per Capita
Positive Test Rate
1.5%
7 Day Avg
W.H.O. target: 10% max
Another gauge of expanding infection is an increasing positive test rate relative to overall testing.
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Helpful Resources

CDC: How to Plan, Prepare, and Respond to COVID-19
EPA Approved Disinfectants for Use Against COVID-19
Dont Panic: Comprehensive COVID-19 Guide
Food Safety and COVID-19: A Comprehensive Guide

Data Sources:
John Hopkins CSSE
CDC Testing Report

References:
https://www.aha.org/statistics/fast-facts-us-hospitals
http://www.centerforhealthsecurity.org/cbn/2020/cbnreport-02272020.html
https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/10/simple-math-alarming-answers-covid-19/
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/burden/index.html
https://covidactnow.org/
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