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News Massachusetts Department of Public Health Updates New COVID-19 Cases in New Online Dashboard

3/09/2020
  • Department of Public Health

The Department of Public Health (DPH) has updated the number of confirmed and presumptive positive cases at mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-cases-quarantine-and-monitoringStarting today, the case information will be posted once daily by 4 p.m.

There are 13 new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed or presumptive positive cases in Massachusetts to 41.Of the 13 new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, nine are associated with the Biogen employee meeting held in late February: the cases are either employees or close contacts of employees. All of today’s presumptive positive cases are isolating at home or in a healthcare setting. Of the 41 confirmed or presumptive positive cases, 32 are associated with the Biogen conference.

The State Public Health Lab’s result is considered presumptive positive and the specimens are sent to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for confirmation. 

Additional updates to the site include case breakdowns by county, gender, and source.

For more information on COVID-19 visit mass.gov/2019coronavirus.

Department of Public Health 

DPH promotes the health and well-being of all residents by ensuring access to high-quality public health and healthcare services, and by focusing on prevention, wellness, and health equity in all people.
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