Officials: 1,583 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 16 newly confirmed deaths in Mass. | News


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BOSTON (WGGB/WSHM) — State officials have released new information in regards to coronavirus cases in the Bay State. 

The Mass. Department of Public Health said that as of Friday October 8, there were 768,466 confirmed cases in the Bay State. That marks an increase of 1,583 new cases since Thursday. 

There are 562 patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19. 

Of those total cases, 18,358 deaths are now being attributed to COVID-19.  That’s an increase of 16 newly reported confirmed deaths since Thursday. 

For a further breakdown of the figures, CLICK HERE.

Western Mass News will continue to follow this story and will have more information as it becomes available.

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