BOSTON (WGGB/WSHM) -- State officials have released new information in regards to coronavirus cases in the Bay State.

The Mass. Department of Public Health said that as of Sunday, April 5 there were 12,500 confirmed cases in the Bay State, which is 764 new cases since yesterday. 

State officials noted that nearly 71,937 people have been tested.

Of those total cases, 231 deaths are now being attributed to COVID-19.  That's 15 more deaths than reported on Saturday.

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The county-by-county breakdown of cases is as follows:

  • Barnstable Co. - 347
  • Berkshire Co. - 258
  • Bristol Co. - 659
  • Dukes Co. - 8
  • Essex Co. - 1,506
  • Franklin Co. - 100
  • Hampden Co. - 768
  • Hampshire Co. - 128
  • Middlesex Co. – 2,632
  • Nantucket - 9
  • Norfolk Co. – 1,271
  • Plymouth Co. - 963
  • Suffolk Co. - 2,658
  • Worcester Co. - 978
  • Unknown - 215

Mass. DPH noted that 1,145 people needed hospitalization, 3,675 did not need to be hospitalized, and 7,680 people are still under investigation.

By age group, Mass. DPH reported the following:

  • 19 or younger : 290 people
  • 20-29 : 1,773 people
  • 30-39 : 2,064 people
  • 40-49 : 2,074 people
  • 50-59 : 2,465 people
  • 60-69 : 1,735 people
  • 70 or older : 2,098 people
  • Unknown : 1 people

For a further breakdown of the figures, CLICK HERE.

Western Mass News will continue to follow this story and will have more information as it becomes available.

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