COVID Graph July 22

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.

Over the past two weeks, 51 people on Cape Cod have tested positive for COVID-19 based on data released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Wednesday, July 22.

A total of 1,644 people have tested positive in Barnstable County since the outbreak began in March. The average number of people who have tested positive daily over the past week has been 7.3 compared to a daily average of 4.3 positive tests daily the week before.

On the Cape there have been two deaths related to the disease during the past week, bringing the total number of deaths on Cape Cod to 154 people.

As of Wednesday four people are being treated for the disease in area hospitals, though none requiring intensive care.

In Bourne there have been 161 positive tests, with five in the past two weeks. There have been 208 cases in Falmouth, with four in the past two weeks. Mashpee has had 68 cases, four of which came back positive within the past two weeks. Sandwich has had a total of 98 cases, three of which came back positive within the past two weeks.

Across the state there have been 114,320 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. Of the total confirmed cases, 90 percent have recovered, and about 2,700 people are in isolation across the state.

There are 532 people hospitalized in state hospitals, 63 of whom are in intensive care units.

A total of 8,468 people have died of the disease across the state.

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