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:
- May 30, 2020Amherst looks to cut capital spending by half
AMHERST — Much of the planned spending on building improvements, vehicle purchases and other equipment for the town, schools and libraries may have to be postponed at least a year as Amherst officials …
- May 30, 2020UMass president: Freeze in-state tuition
AMHERST — A tuition freeze for the almost 50,000 in-state undergraduate students attending school this fall at the four campuses of the University of Massachusetts is being recommended by UMass Presid …
- May 30, 2020Sunderland restaurants gain temporary approval to sell groceries
SUNDERLAND — Blue Heron co-owner Deborah Snow knew her customers would love to get foods her restaurant has access to, especially given the recent shortage of products at grocery stores. She also was …
- May 30, 2020‘Gut-wrenching’: Cummington Fair canceled for 2020
CUMMINGTON — The historic Cummington Fair has been canceled this summer after organizers determined it could not be held safely during the pandemic.The board of directors of the Hillside Agricultural …
- May 30, 2020Grants to aid small businesses in Amherst
AMHERST — Businesses facing dire financial effects from the COVID-19 pandemic could be in line for grants up to $10,000 from supplemental Community Development Block Grant money the town is set to rec …
- May 30, 2020Lawyer, activist Anita Hill to speak at Mount Holyoke College 2020 commencement
SOUTH HADLEY — Mount Holyoke College has announced that lawyer and activist Anita Hill will address the Class of 2020 at the college’s in-person commencement ceremony at a date to be determined.Hill, …
- May 30, 2020Kestrel Land Trust acquires 40 acres at base of Mount Toby
SUNDERLAND — An Amherst-based conservation nonprofit recently purchased a 40-acre parcel of land at the base of Mount Toby to further local conservation efforts.“It’s a beautiful piece of forestland t …
- May 30, 2020The Lehrer Report: May 29, 2020
Garden report: The crane bill geranium and columbine have bloomed.I harvested my first radishes and put them in a salad with lettuce from the garden.The cucumber seeds have finally germinated and will …
- May 30, 2020Around Amherst: A pause to remember sacrifice and service
AMHERST — A virtual celebration of Memorial Day, reflecting on the generations of soldiers who have protected American freedoms, was broadcast Monday by Amherst Media.For Tom Pease, commander of the V …
- May 30, 2020New rules, new spot for Amherst farmers market
AMHERST — A larger location on the Town Common and revised procedures aimed at keeping customers and vendors safe will be in place when the Amherst Farmers Market’s 49th season begins later this month …