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Westford COVID-19 Update: April 24, 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 April 2 and April 15, 11 positive cases have been reported in Westford. In those two weeks, Westford reported 12 positive tests, with 5.66% of 212 tests returning positive.

101,494 total tests have been administered in Westford since the pandemic began.

A total of 5,504 total cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Westford as of April 20. The state has reported over 2.03 million total cases of COVID-19, reporting 2,804 cases in the last two weeks. 3.59% of the total 93,249 tests administered, or 3,347  tests, have returned positive.

As of April 18, 88 of the 98 intensive care unit beds remain occupied in Northeastern Massachusetts, while 890 of the 939 medical and surgical beds remain occupied in the region.

As of April 20, Middlesex County has reported 706 positive cases in the last two week period between April 2 and April 15. 3.94% or 820 of 20,827 total tests returned positive in the county.

In the last two weeks, Middlesex County has reported 10 confirmed and probable deaths, while the state has reported 32 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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