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 7.7 new cases per day (adjusted population equivalent to 17.2 per 100,000).

Local, County, State, and Nationwide Cumulative Case and Cumulative Death Counts
A cumulative total of 10,466 Town of Barnstable residents have been diagnosed with COVID-19 to date. In Barnstable County, there have been a total of 40,411 confirmed cases and a total of 604 deaths cumulatively. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported there have been a total of 1,763,744 positive cases in the State of Massachusetts and 19,709 deaths from COVID-19 cumulatively to date in the State. In the United States overall, according to the John Hopkins University, there have been 86,623,762 positive Covid-19 cases cumulatively, resulting in 1,017,266 deaths nationwide total as of June 30th.
Hospitalizations in Barnstable County
Cape Cod Healthcare reported on July 1st that there were a total of twenty-two (22) patients who were being treated for COVID-19 at Cape Cod and Falmouth hospitals. One of the patients was in intensive care.

Hospitalizations in Massachusetts
According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, on June 29th there were a total of 491 patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in Massachusetts. Of those 491 patients, 313 patients (64%) were reported to be fully vaccinated when they contracted COVID-19.

Deaths of Massachusetts Residents During the Past Week
There were eight (8) new, confirmed deaths of Massachusetts residents during the past week. The average age of death was 81 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 58% 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