Berkshire, Statewide COVID-19 Trends Appearing to Decline
There are signs the Bay State may be turning the corner on the novel coronavirus that has so far caused more than 5,000 deaths in Massachusetts.
The Department of Public Health on Tuesday recorded the lowest number of reported deaths since March 4: 33
The number of hospitalizations has continued to decline at 4 percent. The number of patients in intensive care on Tuesday morning was 818, less than a third of the total of 3,127 hospitalized.
The Berkshires' death toll has remained at 37 for past week and had been at 36 for almost the week before that. The majority of deaths are linked to an outbreak of the highly contagious disease at Williamstown Commons that caused the deaths of 21 patients at the nursing and rehabilitation center.
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