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10 Cities, Towns At High Risk For Coronavirus Infections In Massachusetts

BOSTON (CBS) – Ten cities and towns in Massachusetts are now considered high risk for coronavirus infections.

The state released an updated color-coded map and data late Wednesday based on average positive test rates.

CHECK: Latest Town-By-Town Covid-19 Cases

Communities in red have the highest risk level. As of Wednesday, they include: Brockton, Chelsea, Everett, Lawrence, Lynn, Revere, Salem, Saugus, South Hadley and Winthrop.

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Map showing Average Daily Incidence Rate for COVID-19 in Mass. (Image credit Mass DPH)

Towns and cities are colored red, yellow, green, or white based on the number of cases. Red indicates municipalities with more than eight cases of COVID per 100,000 people, yellow indicates municipalities between four and eight cases per 100,000, which is considered a moderate risk level, green indicates municipalities with less than four cases per 100,000, white indicates less than five total cases of COVID-19 reported in the most recent 14-day period.

To see your town's latest data, click here.


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