Coronavirus cases and fatalities in Massachusetts
A regularly-updated map of confirmed COVID-19 cases, borough by borough.
The number is based on confirmed diagnostic tests. It is very likely that the true number of COVID-19 cases is higher as many cases are asymptomatic.
New COVID-19 cases and fatalities per day in Massachusetts
This is a good indicator of “flattening the curve” — when there is a steady decreasing trend, it is an indicator that the spread of the disease is slowing down.
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Cases, updates, and charts on the coronavirus crisis for each US state and territory. Just follow the links below.
Stay at home
On March 24, DPH issued a Stay-At-Home Advisory. Staying home means you should only leave your home to address essential needs. More guidance is outlined in the DPH Public Health Advisory: Stay-at-Home Advisory.
If you have been exposed to possible COVID-19 contact, you will be directed to quarantine by self-monitoring at home in case you get sick.
At this time there is no specific treatment for this novel coronavirus. Antiviral medications used to treat other types of viruses are being used but their efficacy is not known at this time.
For more information, please visit frequently asked questions about COVID-19.
Download a printable fact sheet – these helpful guides can be posted in workplaces and public spaces.
Coronavirus in Massachusetts News:
- April 12, 2021Sabadosa files bill to expand public’s say in state logging plans
State Rep. Lindsay Sabadosa has filed a bill the Wendell State Forest Alliance penned in hopes of ensuring state agencies’ accountability for environmental impacts, carbon accounting and public partic …
- April 12, 2021Aid available to struggling Mass. renters balloons to nearly $1B
Tenants struggling to pay their rent during the pandemic can now access assistance to cover up to 12 months of unpaid rent as a pair of federal stimulus bills have infused the state with hundreds of m …
- April 12, 2021Valley Bounty: A home gardeners heaven
Andy Cowles started growing plants in a greenhouse when he was 9 years old, back when potting mix and plastic pots were new on the scene.“I was lucky enough to learn from a guy named Win Shumway,” Cow …
- April 12, 2021Webinars look to spark interest in elected office
AMHERST — Nomination papers to run for elective office aren’t available in Amherst yet, but the League of Women Voters of Amherst is already working to ensure there will be interested candidates, incl …
- April 12, 2021Amherst council’s vote on North Common project needs redo
AMHERST — The Town Council must revisit its decision to renovate the North Common by eliminating the Main Street parking lot made after it failed to hold a public hearing on the project in accordance …
- April 12, 2021North Amherst intersection left out of capital spending proposal
AMHERST — A planned reconfiguration of two intersections in North Amherst center could be delayed as the town continues to await funding sources for the $1.8 million project.Though the Department of P …
- April 12, 2021Amherst man arraigned on child rape, indecent assault and battery charges
NORTHAMPTON — An Amherst man who allegedly sexually assaulted two children in Amherst between January 2013 and April 2015 was arraigned on 10 felony charges in Hampshire Superior Court on March 31. Jo …
- April 12, 2021State revokes permit for proposed Springfield biomass plant
SPRINGFIELD — A proposed biomass power plant, long the subject of controversy and opposition, had its air quality permit revoked by the state Department of Environmental Protection on April2.The propo …
- April 12, 2021Soldiers’ Home board picks Holloway as superintendent
More than one year after the Soldiers’ Home’s last permanent superintendent was placed on administrative leave amid a COVID-19 crisis, the facility in Holyoke will soon have a new top leader.The home’ …
- April 12, 2021Around Amherst: Citizen involvement in town budget likely to be put off — COVID
gnBy SCOTT MERZBACHAMHERST — An initiative embedded in the Amherst charter to involve residents in town government by offering them a chance to propose various programs and projects annually is unlike …