COVID Line Graph 0805

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.

The total number of newly reported cases of COVID-19 on Cape Cod was lower over the past week than it was the week before, with 47 new cases in the county over the past seven days.

The week before, there were a total of 87 new cases reported.

A total of two deaths due to the disease were reported over the past week.

Cape Cod Hospital currently has two people being treated for the illness, neither of whom are in intensive care. There are no COVID-19 patients being treated at Falmouth Hospital.

Bourne has had a total of 165 cases of the virus with one new case in the past week. Falmouth has had 235 cases, which is up six from last week. A total of 75 cases have been reported in Mashpee, one of which was reported in the past week. Sandwich has reported a total of 101 cases, which is an increase of one case since last week.

Of the 111,371 confirmed cases of the disease across the state, 99,021 have recovered and 3,912 people are currently isolated. A total of 8,438 people who were confirmed to have the virus have died in the state.

Governor Charles D. Baker Jr. has made an adjustment to the state's travel advisory with Rhode Island being taken off the lower-risk list of states effective on Friday, August 7. The change was made because of increases in positive COVID-19 test rates and cases per 100,000 people according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

The change means that residents of Massachusetts returning home from Rhode Island and Rhode Island residents looking to travel to Massachusetts will have to quarantine for 14 days or produce proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours are arriving in the state. There are exceptions to this advisory which includes people who commute to and from the state on at least a weekly basis for work or school, military personnel, and people seeking medical care.

The states that remain on the lower-risk list are New York, New Jersey, Hawaii, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

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