Bristol County reported 1,415 additional COVID-19 cases this week
Bristol County reported 1,415 additional COVID-19 cases this week

Bristol County reported 1,415 additional COVID-19 cases this week

Massachusetts reported far fewer coronavirus cases in the week ending Sunday, adding 18,194 new cases. This is a decrease of 43.2% compared to last week’s figures of 32,011 new cases of the virus causing COVID-19.

Massachusetts ranked number 38 among the states where coronavirus spread most rapidly on a per-person basis, according to a U.S. TODAY Network analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University. In the past week, coronavirus cases in the United States decreased by 41.5% compared to the week before, with 1,217,001 reported cases. With 2.07% of the country’s population, Massachusetts had 1.49% of the country’s cases last week. Across the country, no state had more cases in the past week than they had in the week before.

Bristol County reported 1,415 cases and 57 deaths in the past week. One week earlier, it had reported 2,530 cases and 63 deaths. During the entire pandemic, it reported 146,630 cases and 2,383 deaths.

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