Hospitalizations for coronavirus continued to decline, a decrease of 95 patients, bringing Bay State’s total COVID-19 hospitalizations to 2,597. The total number of hospitalizations in the state has decreased by 965 since 5 may.
The 92 new deaths bring the balance sheet of COVID-19 to 5,797, announced the Department of Public Health.
The state now has 86,010 confirmed cases of highly contagious disease, an increase of 1,077 cases since Saturday.
At least 2,597 people in Massachusetts are currently hospitalized for the coronavirus – accounting for 3% of all cases – and 702 patients are currently in intensive care.
The highest peak in Massachusetts coronavirus hospitalizations was 3,965 on April 21.
An additional 12,737 tests brought the state total to 460,826 tests. Of the new tests, 8% returned positive – the lowest positive rate to date.
Middlesex County has the most confirmed cases in Massachusetts with 19,129 cases, followed by Suffolk County with 16,479 cases.
The state reported that 18,165 residents and health workers in long-term care facilities have now contracted the virus, with 343 facilities reporting at least one case of COVID-19.
Of the 5,797 deaths from coronaviruses in the state, 3,534 deaths are related to long-term care facilities.The United States has recorded more than 1.4 million cases of coronavirus – the highest number in the world. More than 89,000 Americans have died and more than 268,000 have recovered.
New York is the country’s hotspot with more than 28,000 deaths and 350,000 cases.
There are more than 4.6 million confirmed cases worldwide and more than 313,000 deaths. Over 1.7 million people have recovered.