Worcester County Woman, 3 Others Die from COVID-19 Illnesses

by | Mar 23, 2020 | Headlines, COVID-19, News

In newly updated COVID-19 testing data released by the Department of Public Health for Monday, March 23,  four more individuals in Massachusetts have died from a COVID-19 related illness.

A woman in her 70s became the first COVID-19 related death from Worcester County.

Another woman in her 70s from Essex County, a man in his 80s from Norfolk County and a man in his 60s from Suffolk County are the other three reported deceased.

Nine people in Massachusetts have now died from COVID-19 related illness.

Since the report on Sunday, March 22, 2,918 new results were reported in today. That represents 33% of all tests processed since the beginning of the pandemic in the state, showing an increasing ability to process tests in the state.

131 New Positive Cases State-Wide

Of the 777 positive cases now reported, 131 new positive results were added today.

In Worcester County, there are now 42 individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Of the 777 positive cases in the state, 418 of them [53.8%] are from people under 50 years old.

 

Also see: Worcester Firefighter, Fire Recruit Positive for COVID-19

 


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