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Westford COVID-19 Update: April 17, 2023


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

Between March 26 and April 8, 15 positive cases have been reported in Westford. In those two weeks, Westford reported 17 positive tests, with 7.14% of 238 tests returning positive.

101,421 total tests have been administered in Westford since the pandemic began.

A total of 5,500 total cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Westford as of April 13. The state has reported over 2.03 million total cases of COVID-19, reporting 3,294 cases in the last two weeks. 3.7% of the total 103,281 tests administered, or 3,822  tests, have returned positive.

As of April 13, 77 of the 90 intensive care unit beds remain occupied in Northeastern Massachusetts, while 898 of the 937 medical and surgical beds remain occupied in the region.

As of April 13, Middlesex County has reported 826 positive cases in the last two week period between March 26 and April 8. 4.06%, or 935 of 23,049 total tests returned positive in the county.

In the last two weeks, Middlesex County has reported 7 confirmed and probable deaths, while the state has reported 50 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.

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