BOSTON (CBS) — An increase of 1,436 positive coronavirus tests in Massachusetts was reported Friday. The Department of Public Health also announced 38 new deaths, bringing the state total to 192.
There are now a total of 10,402 cases of coronavirus in Massachusetts.READ MORE: Starbucks Will No Longer Require Vaccinated Customers To Wear Face Masks As Of May 17
Part of the reason for the recent spike in cases is an increase in testing, a total of 62,962 people have been tested, an increase of 6,354 from Thursday.
As of Friday, Middlesex County had the most cases with 2,202, followed by Suffolk County with 2,183.READ MORE: 'Rally Against Replacement' At St. Vincent Hospital Hosted By Reps. Trahan, McGovern
There are 1,797 cases among people under 30 years old, 5,510 cases are among people ages 30-59, 1,439 cases between 60-69, and 1,653 cases in people over 70.
Residents at long-term care facilities make up 382 cases.MORE NEWS: New Bedford Man Dies After Shooting Outside Convenience Store
According to the Department of Public Health, 966 patients have been hospitalized.