COVID June 8

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 weekend there were eight new cases of COVID-19 reported on Cape Cod, bringing the region's total to 1,458 positive tests since the outbreak began on Monday, June 8.

There have been no new deaths due to the illness reported in Barnstable County since Friday, June 5, which leaves the death toll at 123 people.

Five people are being treated at Cape Cod Hospital and six are being treated at Falmouth Hospital. Two people at Cape Cod Hospital are in intensive care.

Exact figures have not been available from the county, but it is estimated that 65 percent of those who have had the disease have recovered.

Across the state 99,755 people have been confirmed to have the illness, and an additional 3,871 have been diagnosed as probable cases. The state started including the total number of probable cases last week.

There are 1,415 people in the state who are hospitalized with the illness, with 322 in intensive care.

The continuing downward trend of the COVID-19 numbers in the state comes as Massachusetts enters the second phase of Governor Charles D. Baker Jr.'s reopening plan. Restaurants are now able to open for outside dining service, and retail shops can have customers browse and shop inside. Outdoor facilities such as playgrounds, splash pads and outdoor fitness areas are allowed to open as of Monday, June 15.

The second step of the second phase will bring back indoor dining and close-contact services such as massage therapy and nail salon services.

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