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Massachusetts COVID cases jump 18%, hospitalizations surpass 800 patients for first time in months

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

State health officials on Tuesday reported more than 3,400 new COVID-19 cases, as infections continue to rise in the Bay State and virus hospitalizations surpassed 800 patients for the first time in three months.
The state Department of Public Health reported 3,425 COVID-19 cases, an 18% increase from 2,909 infections recorded last Tuesday. Health officials have been warning that the omicron BA.2 variant and the BA.2.12.1 subvariant are spreading around the region.
The Boston-area COVID wastewater data had taken a dip, but the virus wastewater levels are now rising again. State health...
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