October 24, 2020

Covid-19 Cases Increase in Seekonk, Fall River

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The latest statistics from the Massachusetts Department of Health reveal an uptick in Covid-19 cases during the September 13 through 26 test period.

The towns where increases have been reported include Seekonk, with 10 positive cases within the last 14 days, for a total case count of 129.

Each city and town is color coded to indicate the rate of positive Covid-19 cases. Seekonk is yellow, for towns where the rate of average daily cases per 100,000 is between four and eight.

Fall River and Norton are also yellow, with 97 positive cases and 14 positive cases respectively. Both towns saw increases in new cases of Covid-19.

Attleboro and New Bedford are red, designated for communities where average daily cases per 100,000 is greater than eight. Attleboro reported 60 positive cases, for a total case count of 852. New Bedford reported 137 positive cases, for a total case count of 2, 689. Both cities had higher rates of Covid-19 infections.

Rehoboth is green, which is designated for localities with fewer than four cases per 100,000 people. The town reported six positive cases within the last 14 days, for a total case count of 88. The rate of Covid infections remained stable.

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