BOSTON (CBS) – Thirteen additional presumptive cases of the new coronavirus have been diagnosed in Massachusetts, bringing the total to 41.

There are now 32 cases linked to the Biogen employee conference in late February, four cases linked to travel, and five that are under investigation.

Only four of the patients have been hospitalized.

Coronavirus update 3/9/2020 (Image credit Mass DPH)

The town of Arlington was notified that a student in the Stratton Elementary School is among those who has tested positive for coronavirus. Arlington Public Schools will open and operate normally on Tuesday.

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Norwood General Manager Tony Mazzucco, who had been in self-quarantine since late last week, also tested positive. A professional cleaning crew was hired to sanitize and disinfect Norwood Town Hall over the weekend. Town Hall will be open this week during normal business hours.

The results from the state lab are considered presumptive positive and they are sent to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmation.


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