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Incidence Rate in the Town of Barnstable

The fourteen day average daily incidence rate decreased in the Town of Barnstable to an average of 8.6 new cases per day (adjusted population equivalent to 19.1 per 100,000). 

Local, County, State, and Nationwide Cumulative Case and Cumulative Death Counts

A cumulative total of 10,399 Town of Barnstable residents have been diagnosed with COVID-19 to date.  In Barnstable County, there have been a total of 40,106 confirmed cases and a total of 602 deaths cumulatively.  The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported there have been a total of 1,753,978 positive cases in the State of Massachusetts and 19,657 deaths from COVID-19 cumulatively to date in the State.  In the United States overall, according to the John Hopkins University, there have been 86,757,771 positive Covid-19 cases cumulatively, resulting in 1,015,342 total deaths nationwide as of June 23rd.

Hospitalizations in Barnstable County

Cape Cod Healthcare reported on June 27th that there were a total of twenty-three (23) 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 24, 2022, there were a total of 482 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in Massachusetts.  Of those 482 patients, 303 patients (63%) were reported to be fully vaccinated when they contracted COVID-19.  

Deaths of Massachusetts Residents During the Past Week

There were nine (9) 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..

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:

Respectfully submitted,
Thomas McKean, RS, CHO,
Director of Public Health