The Berkshire Eagle reports seven new COVID-19 cases were recorded Sunday for Berkshire County. The death toll was unchanged at 52, with the confirmed COVID-19 case count at 845, the state Department of Public Health.

The DPH said 20 new deaths were reported in Massachusetts, pushing the statewide total to 9,923. Deaths including those listed as probably caused by COVID-19 is 10,149. Confirmed cases rose 1,809 to 166,745. According to data provided by Johns Hopkins University, 131,646 people in Massachusetts with COVID-19 have recovered.

Statewide, 568 people are hospitalized. The DPH no longer provides information on daily admission for the state as a whole or for individual hospitals. Of those hospitalized, 144 are in ICU and 62 are on ventilators.

To date, 6,639,954 tests for the virus have been conducted in Massachusetts, according to Johns Hopkins. Berkshire Medical Center updates its patient census and COVID-19 testing only on weekdays.


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