There were no new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Cape Cod as of Monday, April 20, while the total number of people who have tested positive for the virus in the region rose to 664.
The rise is an increase of 32 cases since Sunday, April 19. There have been 21 COVID-19-related deaths in Barnstable County.
Across the state, an additional 103 people were reported to have died from the disease, raising the statewide death total to 1,809. Since the state's first case was reported in February, a total of 39,643 people have tested positive in Massachusetts.
The state released data on Monday, April 20, that represents the number of people who have died by age group. Currently, no one under age 20 in the state has died due to the disease.
There has been one death of a person in their 20s; seven people in their 30s; 13 in their 40s; 63 in their 50s; 182 in their 60s; 399 in their 70s; and 1,144 who were 80 or older.
Nearly 61 percent of the people in the state who have died had been hospitalized and 97.5 percent had underlying medical conditions.
Of all of the people in the state who are currently sick, the state reports that 10 percent are being treated in hospitals.
By age group in hospitals there are 15 people who are 19 and younger; 90 between 20 and 29; 180 between 30 and 39; 281 between 40 and 49; 532 between 50 and 59; 719 between 60 and 69; 836 between 70 and 79; and 1,135 who are 80 or older.
At Cape Cod Hospital there are currently 25 total COVID-19 patients and five of those patients are in intensive care. There are 16 COVID-19 patients at Falmouth Hospital and five of those patients are in intensive care.
The state reported that the average age of a COVID-19 patient in the state is 54 years old. Statewide, women account for 3,343 cases more than men.
Governor Charles D. Baker Jr. has said for the past couple of weeks that Monday, April 20, was expected to be the peak of the illness in the state and has continued to urge people to stay home, wash their hands, and only go out when necessary. Residents are encouraged to wear masks or other facial coverings while in public to minimize any potential spread.
Schools across the state are currently closed until Tuesday, May 4. Education Commissioner Jeffrey C. Riley was scheduled to hold a conference call with the state's superintendents on Tuesday, April 21, during which more information was expected to be provided about what the remaining school year might look like in the state.