COVID Line Graph July 15

This graph shows the daily new cases of COVID-19 as well as related deaths on Cape Cod since the first reported case in March.

In the past seven days there have been 30 new cases of COVID-19 reported on Cape Cod, based on numbers released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Wednesday, July 15.

That is nine cases more than the seven-day total reported last Wednesday.

The total number of cases in the region since the outbreak began is now up to 1,593. The daily number of cases has increased by an average of four cases daily over the past week, up one daily case from the week before.

Over the past week, two people have died on Cape Cod from the disease, which brings the total in the region to 152 people.

Hospitals on the Cape have a combined total of four COVID-19 patients, with one person being treated in intensive care at Cape Cod Hospital.

In the Upper Cape towns, Bourne has had 159 positive tests out of 3,001 tests administered; Falmouth has had 206 positives and administered 5,955 tests; Mashpee has had 67 cases and administered 2,510 tests; and Sandwich has had 97 cases and administered 2,427 tests.

All four towns have reported fewer than five new cases total over the past two weeks.

The state now reports a total of 112,347 cases of the disease, which represents the combined total of confirmed and probable cases. Over the past week there have been 1,745 new cases diagnosed for an average of 249 new cases in the state each day. This is an increase from the previous week when the average number of daily new cases was 208 positive tests.

About 90 percent of all confirmed cases in the state have now recovered from the illness.

A total of 8,368 people have died from COVID-19 in the state.

There have been 1.3 million nasal swab tests administered to more than 980,000 people in the state.

Hospitals statewide are treating 580 patients for the disease, 80 of whom are in intensive care units. At a news conference on Monday, July 13, Governor Charles D. Baker Jr. said two hospitals in the state are using surge capacity, but for reasons other than COVID-19.

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