COVID-19 Information and Resources for the Media

The Latest Numbers

Last updated 7/29. Information is updated weekly. 

  • COVID-19 confirmed: 21 (inpatient or ED)
  • COVID-19 confirmed cases requiring ICU care: 1
  • Number of admitted persons under investigation (PUI) for COVID-19 (test pending): 40
  • Employees testing positive for COVID-19 (includes both clinical and non-clinical staff): 567 out of 5,280 tested*
* Based on hospital data, our broad implementation of CDC-guided infection control procedures throughout the hospital and the extent of community spread now ongoing in Massachusetts, it is believed that the vast majority of these individuals did not contract the virus at work.

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To see a summary of COVID-19 news coverage, please visit our Mass General Media Coverage page.