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Massachusetts coronavirus deaths up by 17 and 290 new cases

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Massachusetts health officials on Friday reported 17 more people have died from the coronavirus and 290 new cases as trends remain steady in the state even while case counts continue to increase across the country.
The 17 new coronavirus deaths bring the state's COVID-19 death toll to 8,149, the state Department of Public Health announced. The three-day average of coronavirus daily deaths has dropped from 161 at the start of May to 17 now.
The state has logged 109,628 cases of the highly contagious disease, an increase of 212 confirmed cases since Thursday and 78 probable cases. Of the...
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