Barnstable County had an increase of a single confirmed case of COVID-19 since Easter Sunday, according to the numbers released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Monday, April 13.
That brings the total on Cape Cod up to 502 confirmed cases. Across the state, there are 26,867 positive cases of COVID-19 out of 122,049 people who have been tested for the disease.
Of the confirmed cases in the state, 844 people have died. On Cape Cod, a woman in her 90s has died from the virus, bringing the Cape's total to 17. It is not known if the woman was hospitalized or if she had any underlying conditions.
In the state, women make up the majority cases at 14,038. Men account for 11,954 cases and the gender of 875 patients has not been reported.
By age there are 593 patients who are 19 or younger; 3,262 between 20 and 29; 3,993 between 30 and 39; 4,002 between 40 and 49; 4,896 between 50 and 59; 3,778 between 60 and 69; 2,580 between 70 and 79; and 3,558 who are 80 or older. The age of 205 patients has not been reported to the state at this time.
Statewide, there have been 2,340 patients hospitalized for treatment and 6,678 cases where the patient was not hospitalized.
The estimated date when the state will see the peak of the illness has shifted to April 20, Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment director Sean O'Brien said Monday, April 13. People are asked to continue to stay home as much as possible, wear masks in public, and maintain good hygiene practices.