Incidence Rate in the Town of Barnstable
The fourteen day average daily incidence rate decreased in the Town of Barnstable to an average of 15.3 new cases per day (adjusted population equivalent to 34.1 per 100,000).
Local, County, State, and Nationwide Cumulative Case and Cumulative Death Counts
A cumulative total of 10,269 Town of Barnstable residents have been diagnosed with COVID-19 to date. In Barnstable County, there have been a total of 39,519 confirmed cases and a total of 598 deaths cumulatively. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported there have been a total of 1,734,099 positive cases in the State of Massachusetts and 19,531 deaths from COVID-19 cumulatively to date in the State. In the United States overall, according to the John Hopkins University, there have been 85,329,812 positive Covid-19 cases cumulatively, resulting in 1,010,805 total deaths nationwide as of June 10th.
Hospitalizations in Barnstable County
Cape Cod Healthcare reported on June 9th, that there were a total of seventeen (17) patients who were being treated for COVID-19 at Cape Cod and Falmouth hospitals. One (1) of the patients was in intensive care.
Hospitalizations in Massachusetts
According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, on June 9, 2022, there were a total of 553 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Of those 553 patients, 339 patients (64%) were reported to be fully vaccinated when they contracted COVID-19.
Deaths of Massachusetts Residents During the Past Week
There were seven (7) new, confirmed deaths of Massachusetts residents during the past week. The average age of death was 80 years old.
Booster Status/ Percentage of Barnstable County Residents
Sixty-two (62%) of Barnstable County residents received booster doses after being fully vaccinated, compared to 57% of the Massachusetts population and compared to 47% of the national population..
Medium Risk Level Classification/ Recommendations
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) classifies Barnstable County as being at a medium community risk level. The following prevention steps are recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
- If you are at high risk for severe illness; talk to your health care provider about whether you need to wear a mask and take other precautions;
- Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines;
- Get tested if you have symptoms.
Thomas McKean, RS, CHO, , Director of Public Health