Board of Health (508) 862-4644 health@town.barnstable.ma.us

Incidence Rate in the Town of Barnstable
The fourteen day average daily incidence rate decreased in the Town of Barnstable to an average of 12.4 new cases per day (adjusted population equivalent to 27.6 per 100,000).

Local, County, State, and Nationwide Cumulative Case and Cumulative Death Counts
A cumulative total of 10,342 Town of Barnstable residents have been diagnosed with COVID-19 to date. In Barnstable County, there have been a total of 39,823 confirmed cases and a total of 601 deaths cumulatively. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported there have been a total of 1,745,051 positive cases in the State of Massachusetts and 15,593 deaths from COVID-19 cumulatively to date in the State. In the United States overall, according to the John Hopkins University, there have been 86,058,303 positive Covid-19 cases cumulatively, resulting in 1,012,647 total deaths nationwide as of June 16th.
Hospitalizations in Barnstable County
Cape Cod Healthcare reported on June 14th that there were a total of nine (9) patients who were being treated for COVID-19 at Cape Cod and Falmouth hospitals. None of the patients were in intensive care.

Hospitalizations in Massachusetts
According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, on June 15, 2022, there were a total of 478 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Of those 478 patients, 282 patients (59%) 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 79 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..

Low Risk Level Classification/ Recommendations
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) classifies Barnstable County as being at a low community risk level. The following prevention steps are recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
• Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines;
• Get tested if you have symptoms.

Respectfully submitted,

Thomas McKean, RS, CHO,
Director of Public Health