33 COVID-19 Deaths in MA, 165 Positive Cases in Worcester

by | Apr 1, 2020 | Headlines, COVID-19, News

WORCESTER – City Manager Ed Augustus announced today, April 1, that there are 50 new cases of COVID-19 in Worcester.

There are now 165 positive cases in Worcester.

In surrounding towns, Shrewsbury has 28 positive cases while Grafton has 16, Holden  7 and Leicester 4.

Augustus also said that one Worcester Police Officer has tested positive for COVID-19.

Two other officers had direct contact with the officer who tested positive. Both are now in quarantine.

DPH Announces 33 New Deaths Wednesday

The Department of Public Health [DPH] announced 33 COVID-19 related deaths in Massachusetts today, Wednesday, April 1.

There are now 122 dead in Massachusetts due to COVID-19.

The DPH also reported 33 deaths yesterday, Tuesday, March 31.

Two of those reported dead are women from Worcester County.

One of the women was in her 60s. It is unknown if she had preexisting conditions. She was hospitalized prior to her death

The second Worcester County woman was in her 80s. She did have preexisting conditions and was hospitalized.

A Suffolk County man in his 30s became the first COVID-19 death of a person under 50-years-old in Massachusetts. The man had preexisting conditions and was hospitalized.

The deaths reported today are:

SexAgeCountyPreexisting ConditionsHospitalized
Male30sSuffolkYesYes
Female50sBarnstableUnknownUnknown
Male50sNorfolkYesUnknown
Female60sEssexUnknownNo
Female60sWorcesterUnknownYes
Female60sHampdenUnknownYes
Male70sMiddlesexYesYes
Female70sFranklinYesYes
Female70sSuffolkYesYes
Female70sPlymouthUnknownYes
Male70sSuffolkYesYes
Female70sPlymouthYesYes
Male70sFranklinUnknownYes
Male80sHampdenYesYes
Female80sSuffolkUnknownYes
Female80sWorcesterYesYes
Male80sEssexUnknownYes
Male80sEssexYesYes
Female80sHampdenYesYes
Female80sNorfolkUnknownYes
Male80sPlymouthUnknownYes
Male80sMiddlesexUnknownYes
Male80sNorfolkUnknownYes
Male80sSuffolkYesYes
Male80sMiddlesexUnknownYes
Male90sEssexYesYes
Female90sBristolYesUnknown
Female90sHampdenUnknownYes
Female90sEssexYesYes
Male90sHampdenYesNo
Female90sFranklinUnknownUnknown
Female90sSuffolkUnknownYes
Female100sSuffolkYesUnknown

There have been over 51,738 tests done in Massachusetts since the beginning of the pandemic. Results for 4,803 were returned since yesterday.

Those tests led to another 1,118 testing positive bringing the total in the state to 7,738.

 


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