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

Under the state's new 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, February 25 and are at a high-risk for spreading the coronavirus include:
 
  • Chicopee
  • Southampton
  • Springfield 

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

  • Adams 
  • Agawam
  • Amherst
  • Belchertown 
  • East Longmeadow 
  • Easthampton 
  • Granby
  • Greenfield
  • Hadley 
  • Hampden 
  • Holyoke
  • Longmeadow
  • Ludlow
  • Monson
  • North Adams
  • Northampton
  • Palmer
  • South Hadley
  • Southwick
  • Ware
  • West Springfield 
  • Westfield 
  • Wilbraham
  • Williamstown 

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

  • Lenox 
  • Pittsfield 
  • Sunderland

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

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