BOSTON (CBS) – Forty communities in Massachusetts are now considered high risk for coronavirus infections. The state released an updated color-coded map and data on Wednesday based on average positive test rates.

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Based on the average daily cases per 100,000 residents, each city or town has been designated as a higher risk (red), moderate risk (yellow), or lower risk (green) community. Communities with fewer than 5 cases are not given a designation.

As of Wednesday, communities in the red zone include: Acushnet, Amherst, Attleboro, Avon, Boston, Brockton, Chelmsford, Chelsea, Dartmouth, Dracut, Dudley, Everett, Framingham, Haverhill, Holyoke, Hudson, Kingston, Lawrence, Leicester, Lowell, Lynn, Malden, Marlboro, Methuen, Middleton, Nantucket, New Bedford, North Andover, Plymouth, Randolph, Revere, Southboro, Southbridge, Springfield, Sunderland, Waltham, Webster, Winthrop, Woburn and Worcester.

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Last week, 23 communities were in the red category.

Holliston and Lynnfield came out of the red zone since last week’s report.

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According to the Department of Public Health, compared to the previous two week period, 86% of communities have either seen improvement or no change in their average daily case numbers.