HomeCOVID-19Westford COVID-19 Update: March 13, 2023

Westford COVID-19 Update: March 13, 2023


Subscribe to our mailing list and consider following WestfordCAT on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram for daily updates from Westford's hometown source for news. 

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

Between Feb. 19 and March 4, 17 positive cases have been reported in Westford. In those two weeks, Westford reported 18 positive tests, with 7.69% of 234 tests returning positive.

100,862 total tests have been administered in Westford since the pandemic began.

A total of 5,460 total cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Westford as of March 9. The state has reported over 2 million total cases of COVID-19, reporting 5,654 cases in the last two weeks. 5.84% of the total 112,503  tests administered, or 6,568 tests, have returned positive.

As of March 7, 77 of the 89 intensive care unit beds remain occupied in Northeastern Massachusetts, while 889 of the 912 medical and surgical beds remain occupied in the region.

As of March 2, Middlesex County has reported 1,249 positive cases in the last two week period between Feb. 19 and March 4. 6.01%, or 1,403 of 23,803 total tests returned positive in the county.

In the last two weeks, Middlesex County has reported 35 confirmed and probable deaths, while the state has reported 172 confirmed and probable deaths.

Support WestfordCAT News

Local journalism is vital to our communities. As other publications shift focus toward regional journalism, WestfordCAT continues to provide high-quality hyperlocal reporting to our town, free for everyone to read. So  we have a small favor to ask. Every contribution, no matter how big or small, helps us sustain our journalism and keep our community informed. Please consider supporting WestfordCAT by donating online.

Ben Domaingue
Ben Domainguehttps://www.clippings.me/bendomaingue
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.

Upcoming Events