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Westford COVID-19 Update: Feb. 21, 2023


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WESTFORD —  Westford’s coronavirus cases have increased week over week according to data published by the Department of Public Health on Thursday.

Between Jan. 29 and Feb. 11, 39 positive cases have been reported in Westford. In those two weeks, Westford reported 39 positive tests, with 13.64% of 286 tests returning positive.

100,483 total tests have been administered in Westford since the pandemic began.

A total of 5,433 total cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Westford as of Feb. 16. The state has reported over 2 million total cases of COVID-19, reporting 8,822 cases in the last two weeks. 7.69% of the total 129,513 tests administered, or 9,960 tests, have returned positive.

As of Feb. 14, 87 of the 93 intensive care unit beds remain occupied in Northeastern Massachusetts, while 968 of the 986 medical and surgical beds remain occupied in the region.

As of Feb. 16, Middlesex County has reported 1,856 positive cases in the last two week period between Jan. 29 and Feb. 11. 7.64%, or 2,096 of 27,432 total tests returned positive in the county.

In the last two weeks, Middlesex County has reported 59 confirmed and probable deaths, while the state has reported 222 confirmed and probable deaths.

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Ben Domaingue
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Ben Domaingue has previously worked at newspapers in New Hampshire and is the Managing Editor covering Westford. He’s passionate about community journalism, photography and hiking. Email him at bdomaingue@westfordcat.org.