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COVID-19 Updates

Posted on: April 6, 2021

April 6, 2021 Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 Data

  • As of yesterday, confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts totaled 607,967.
  • According to public health data from the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) released last week, the Town’s designation remains “yellow,” indicating a “medium risk” of spread in the community. 
  • There have been 82 new cases of COVID-19 in Hingham over the past 14 days, and a total of 1,785 cases in Hingham since the start of the pandemic.  The number of new cases has plateaued in recent weeks.
  • The average daily incidence rate for the Town of Hingham was 24.4 per 100,000 residents, and our percent positivity rate was 2.74% for the previous 14 days.

Vaccine Rollout

  • According to DPH’s daily COVID-19 vaccine report, over 1.49 million people in Massachusetts have been fully vaccinated as of yesterday.    
  • As of April 1st, approximately 23.0% of Hingham residents have been fully vaccinated, up from 19.2% last week.  
  • As of yesterday, April 5th, residents age 55+ and residents with one certain medical condition became eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Massachusetts.  
  • The Baker-Polito Administration has adopted the CDC’s updated list of medical conditions.  The full list now includes the following conditions: 
  1. Cancer
  2. Chronic kidney disease
  3. Chronic lung diseases, including COPD, asthma (moderate-to-severe), interstitial lung disease, cystic fibrosis, and pulmonary hypertension
  4. Dementia or other neurological conditions
  5. Diabetes (type 1 or type 2)
  6. Down syndrome
  7. Heart conditions (such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies or hypertension)
  8. HIV infection
  9. Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system)
  10. Liver disease
  11. Overweight and obesity
  12. Pregnancy
  13. Sickle cell disease or thalassemia
  14. Smoking, current or former
  15. Solid organ or blood stem cell transplant
  16. Stroke or cerebrovascular disease, which affects blood flow to the brain
  17. Substance use disorders
  • The last phase of the vaccine rollout plan will begin on Monday, April 19th, when the general public ages 16+ become eligible for the vaccine in Massachusetts. 
  • Learn more about nearby vaccination sites and pre-registration by visiting vaxfinder.mass.gov. 

Reopening Plans

  • We will be meeting with department heads on Thursday to discuss municipal reopening plans and will report out to the Board next Tuesday night.

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