By CBSBoston.com Staff

BOSTON (CBS) – The number of communities in Massachusetts considered high risk for coronavirus infections has increased for the second week in a row. As of Thursday, the number of towns in the high-risk red category is 32, up from 20 last week.

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State health officials categorize cities and towns as red, green, yellow or grey based on the daily rate of COVID-19 cases.

As of Thursday, the following communities are considered high risk:

Barnstable, Bellingham, Blackstone, Brewster, Chicopee, Dennis, Fall River, Freetown, Hanson, Harwich, Haverhill, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lee, Lowell, Lynn, Mashpee, Methuen, Millis, Monson, New Bedford, North Attleboro, Palmer, Pembroke, Plainville, Plymouth, Sandwich, Southwick, Sutton, Templeton, West Bridgewater, Yarmouth.

CBSBoston.com Staff