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 Thursday, April 9, there were 18,941 confirmed cases in the Bay State, which is 2,151 new cases since yesterday. 

State officials noted that nearly 95,000 people have been tested.

Of those total cases, 503 deaths are now being attributed to COVID-19.  That's 70 more deaths than reported on Wednesday.

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

  • Barnstable Co. - 444
  • Berkshire Co. - 304
  • Bristol Co. - 994
  • Dukes Co. - 9
  • Essex Co. - 2,336
  • Franklin Co. - 128
  • Hampden Co. - 1,276
  • Hampshire Co. - 177
  • Middlesex Co. – 4,045
  • Nantucket - 9
  • Norfolk Co. – 2,007
  • Plymouth Co. - 1,507
  • Suffolk Co. - 4,041
  • Worcester Co. - 1,461
  • Unknown - 203

Mass. DPH noted that 1,747 people needed hospitalization, 5,106 did not need to be hospitalized, and 12,088 people are still under investigation.

By age group, Mass. DPH reported the following:

  • 19 or younger : 403 people
  • 20-29 : 2,408 people
  • 30-39 : 2,882 people
  • 40-49 : 2,926 people
  • 50-59 : 3,562 people
  • 60-69 : 2,681 people
  • 70-79 : 1,782 people
  • 80 and over: 2,292 people
  • Unknown: 5 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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