SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Mass. Department of Public Health released its weekly COVID-19 public health report on Thursday.

Under the state's criteria, the DPH now takes population size into account when determining whether a community should be at a high-risk level or not.

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Chart provided by Mass. Dept. of Public Health

The communities that are in the 'red zone' as of Thursday, April 1 and are at a high-risk for spreading the coronavirus include:
  • Adams
  • Chicopee
  • East Longmeadow
  • Granby
  • Hampden
  • Holyoke
  • Ludlow
  • Monson
  • Orange
  • Palmer
  • Southampton
  • Springfield
  • Ware
  • West Springfield
  • Williamstown

The communities that are in the 'yellow zone' include:

  • Agawam
  • Amherst
  • Belchertown
  • Dalton
  • Easthampton
  • Great Barrington
  • Greenfield
  • Lee
  • Longmeadow
  • Montague
  • North Adams
  • Pittsfield
  • South Hadley
  • Southwick
  • Westfield
  • Wilbraham

Lastly, the communities that are in the 'green zone' include:

  • Lenox
  • Northampton
  • Sheffield

For more information, you can click here for the full report.

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