Case Count Reporting in Cambridge

Case Count

*as of 4:00 PM on October 21

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The City and the Public Health Department's COVID-19 Data Center presents charts, maps, and other information on COVID-19 in Cambridge. Recently, several changes have been made. A chart displaying the total number of Cambridge cases who have recovered from COVID-19 replaced two charts that showed recoveries over time. The time-based charts were discontinued because a substantial portion of recovered cases were missing a date of recovery and therefore could not be displayed. Due to this change, the number of reported recoveries increased significantly. In addition, the Data Center now shows a breakdown of Cambridge cases by classification:confirmed cases (positive viral test) and probable cases (positive antibody test or clinical diagnosis). Data include:

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Massachusetts is producing one of the most comprehensive COVID-19 public data reports in the nation. Data include:

  • A daily dashboard that includes cases, testing, hospitalizations, deaths at county and state levels.
  • A weekly public health report that includes town-by-town case and testing information, deaths and infection control compliance at skilled nursing facilities, and PPE distribution. 
  • A state facility COVID-19 report that includes weekly testing results for state-operated facilities and congregate care programs.

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Harvard University and MIT are providing information about COVID-19 screenings for their campus communities, including number of tests completed, number of positive cases, and positive test rate.

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