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More Than 1,000 Hampden County People Have Died Due To COVID-19

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Over the weekend, Hampden County had its 1,000th COVID-19-related death since the pandemic began.

Meanwhile, nearly 660 new COVID-19 cases were reported over the weekend - Dec. 19-20 - in the Pioneer Valley.

New cases were reported in Hampden County - 544; Hampshire County - 80; and Franklin County - 35, according to Massachusetts Daily COVID-19 Dashboard.

There were 14 new COVID-19-related deaths in the Pioneer Valley over the weekend as well.

Nearby, there were 12 deaths in Hampden County, 3 in the Berkshires, 2 in Hampshire County, and none in Franklin County.

Statewide there were more than 8,100 new COVID-19 cases reported with Bristol, Dukes, and Middlesex counties seeing the most reports of new infections.

There were 107 COVID-19-related deaths in Massachusetts over the weekend, Dec. 19-20.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 27,133 COVID-19 incidents reported in the Pioneer Valley and 1,268 deaths - about 1,000 of those deaths occurred in Hampden County.

Below are the latest COVID-19 numbers per county in three parts - the cumulative total of incidents reported Saturday and Sunday, Saturday’s numbers, and Sunday’s numbers

WEEKEND TOTALS

  • Berkshire County 66 new cases - 3 new deaths
  • Franklin County 35 new cases - 0 new deaths
  • Hampden County - 544 new cases - 12 new deaths
  • Hampshire County 80 new cases - 2 new deaths
  • Worcester County 1,116 new cases - 14 new deaths
  • Pioneer Valley 659 new cases - 14 new deaths
  • Statewide 8,157 new cases - 107 new deaths

SUNDAY

  • Berkshire 41 new cases - 2,445 to date - 2 new deaths - 119 deaths total
  • Franklin 17 new cases - 1,129 to date - 2 new deaths - 84 deaths total
  • Hampden 351 new cases - 22,776 to date - 9 new deaths - 1,003 deaths total
  • Hampshire 43 new cases - 3,228 to date - 0 new deaths - 181 deaths total
  • Worcester 624 new cases - 36,429 to date - 9 new deaths - 1,406 deaths total
  • Statewide 4,162 new cases - 311,090 to date - 60 new deaths - 11,717 total deaths

SATURDAY

  • Berkshire 25 new cases - 2,404 to date - 1 new death - 117 deaths total
  • Franklin 18 new cases - 1,112 to date - 0 new deaths - 82 total deaths
  • Hampden 193 new cases - 22,425 to date - 3 new deaths - 994 total deaths
  • Hampshire 37 new cases - 3,185 to date - 2 new deaths - 181 total deaths
  • Worcester 492 new cases - 35,805 to date - 5 new deaths - 1,397 total deaths
  • Statewide 3,995 new cases - 306,928 to date - 47 new deaths - 11,657 total deaths

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