Massachusetts reports 356 new COVID-19 cases following reporting error – Health News Today

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 356 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday following a reporting error.State health officials said a technical error by a hospital group caused a delay in its laboratory test results being reported to the DPH. The newly-reported test results were included in Wednesday’s dashboard and are reflected in the case totals.The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has now risen to 109,096.State health officials also reported 146 new probable cases for a total of 7,588 probable cases.The DPH confirmed 29 new COVID-19-related deaths Wednesday, bringing the state’s confirmed coronavirus death toll to 8,360.Click here to see a graphical look at COVID-19 data.LIST: Updated town-by-town breakdown released by state In addition, state health officials reported that another 1,143 people in Massachusetts have recovered from COVID-19.As of July 29, weekly data shows that 97,595 patients have been released from isolation, meaning they are considered to have recovered from the virus.Last week, state health officials said 96,452 patients had recovered from COVID-19.As of Wednesday, 390 patients with the coronavirus were hospitalized in Massachusetts, an increase of 26 patients in relation to what the state reported Tuesday. Of those patients, 62 were reported to be in an intensive care unit. PHNjcmlwdCBpZD0iaW5mb2dyYW1fMF85MTUyMTg3My03NmRhLTQ0ZmUtOTA0Ny1mMTllZWFlZGFjNmQiIHRpdGxlPSJDb3JvbmF2aXJ1cyBpbiBNYXNzYWNodXNldHRzIiBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vZS5pbmZvZ3JhbS5jb20vanMvZGlzdC9lbWJlZC5qcz9yeXoiIHR5cGU9InRleHQvamF2YXNjcmlwdCI+PC9zY3JpcHQ+New data is published daily around 4 p.m.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 356 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday following a reporting error.

State health officials said a technical error by a hospital group caused a delay in its laboratory test results being reported to the DPH. The newly-reported test results were included in Wednesday’s dashboard and are reflected in the case totals.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has now risen to 109,096.

State health officials also reported 146 new probable cases for a total of 7,588 probable cases.

The DPH confirmed 29 new COVID-19-related deaths Wednesday, bringing the state’s confirmed coronavirus death toll to 8,360.

In addition, state health officials reported that another 1,143 people in Massachusetts have recovered from COVID-19.

As of July 29, weekly data shows that 97,595 patients have been released from isolation, meaning they are considered to have recovered from the virus.

Last week, state health officials said 96,452 patients had recovered from COVID-19.

As of Wednesday, 390 patients with…