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COVID-19 Friday: 114 cases in Hampshire County

Staff Writer
Published: 4/3/2020 7:26:58 PM
Modified: 4/3/2020 7:26:44 PM

NORTHAMPTON — Hampshire County has recorded a total of 114 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Friday, up from 102 on Thursday, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

The state agency also reported Friday that a third person from the county had died of the disease, a woman in her 80s. The woman had been hospitalized with preexisting conditions, according to DPH. 

The state has reported 10,402 confirmed cases in Massachusetts, 1,436 of which were new on Friday. Nearly 63,000 tests have been conducted overall, and 6,354 were new in Friday’s report. State health officials report that 192 people have died from COVID-19 across the state.

Of the statewide total of cases, 966 patients were hospitalized, 3,063 were not hospitalized and 6,373 are under investigation.

Cooley Dickinson reported 17 COVID-19 inpatients on Friday, six of whom are in the intensive care unit, and 121 patients are under investigation. To date, the hospital has had 82 patients test positive.

Baystate Medical Center is caring for 139 inpatients with COVID-19, 41 of whom are in critical care units. An additional 65 inpatients are under investigation for the disease.

The hospital system has tested 1,889 people for COVID-19: 1,386 individuals tested negative, 387 tested positive and 116 are awaiting results.

Jacquelyn Voghel can be reached at jvoghel@gazettenet.com.


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