COVID-19 pandemic in Boston

COVID-19 pandemic in Boston
Boston Public Schools reopening threshold system.png
COVID-19 prevalence levels in Boston in accordance with the reopening schools framework (as of October 15)
  Level 1 - In-person learning
  Level 2 - Hybrid learning
  Level 3 - Remote learning
COVID-19 rolling 14day Prevalence in Boston by neighborhood.png
Map of the outbreak in Boston by confirmed new infections per 100,000 people (14 days preceding October 8)
  500+ confirmed new cases
  200–500 confirmed new cases
  100–200 confirmed new cases
  50–100 confirmed new cases
  20–50 confirmed new cases
  10–20 confirmed new cases
  0–10 confirmed new cases
  No confirmed new cases or no data
COVID-19 Prevalence in Boston by neighborhood.png
Map of the outbreak in Boston by total confirmed infections per 100,000 people (as of October 8)
  5,000+ confirmed infected
  3,000–5,000 confirmed infected
  2,000–3,000 confirmed infected
  1,000–2,000 confirmed infected
  500–1,000 confirmed infected
  0–500 confirmed infected
  No confirmed infected or no data
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationBoston, Massachusetts, U.S.
First outbreakWuhan, Hubei, China
Index caseDorchester[1]
Arrival dateFebruary 1, 2020
(1 year, 2 months, 1 week and 4 days)
Confirmed cases18,446 as of October 15[2]
Hospitalized cases2,037 (cumulative) as of October 8[note 1]
Recovered15,692 as of October 15[2]
Deaths
769 as of October 15[2]
Government website
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Boston
COVID-19 cases in Boston, Massachusetts, United States  ()
     Deaths        Recoveries        Active cases
2020202020212021
FebFebMarMarAprAprMayMayJunJunJulJulAugAugSepSepOctOctNovNovDecDec
JanJanFebFebMarMarAprApr
Last 21 daysLast 21 days
Date
# of cases
# of deaths
2020-02-01 1(n.a.) 0(n.a.)
1(=) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-06
4(+300%) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-07
4(=) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-08
9(+125%) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-09
9(=) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-10
19(+111%) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-11
19(=) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-12
20(+5.3%) 0(n.a.)
20(=) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-15
29(+45%) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-16
33(+14%) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-17
42(+27%) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-18
45(+7.1%) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-19
61(+36%) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-20
80(+31%) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-21
102(+28%) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-22
116(+14%) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-23
133(+15%) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-24
197(+48%) 2(n.a.)
2020-03-25
284(+44%) 2(=)
2020-03-26
364(+28%) 2(=)
2020-03-27
477(+31%) 2(=)
2020-03-28
614(+29%) 2(=)
2020-03-29
735(+20%) 2(=)
2020-03-30
825(+12%) 2(=)
2020-03-31
938(+14%) 3(+50%)
2020-04-01
1,057(+13%) 7(+133%)
2020-04-02
1,233(+17%) 10(+43%)
2020-04-03
1,366(+11%) 10(=)
2020-04-04
1,618(+18%) 13(+30%)
2020-04-05
1,877(+16%) 15(+15%)
2020-04-06
2,035(+8.4%) 19(+27%)
2020-04-07
2,287(+12%) 25(+32%)
2020-04-08
2,502(+9.4%) 30(+20%)
2020-04-09
2,812(+12%) 34(+13%)
2020-04-10
3,138(+12%) 44(+29%)
2020-04-11
3,676(+17%) 50(+14%)
2020-04-12
3,916(+6.5%) 58(+16%)
2020-04-13
4,086(+4.3%) 69(+19%)
2020-04-14
4,286(+4.9%) 84(+22%)
2020-04-15
4,528(+5.6%) 105(+25%)
2020-04-16
4,763(+5.2%) 122(+16%)
2020-04-17
5,096(+7%) 143(+17%)
2020-04-18
5,400(+6%) 158(+10%)
2020-04-19
5,516(+2.1%) 175(+11%)
2020-04-20
5,749(+4.2%) 187(+6.9%)
2020-04-21
6,010(+4.5%) 196(+4.8%)
2020-04-22
6,560(+9.2%) 221(+13%)
2020-04-23
6,958(+6.1%) 232(+5%)
2020-04-24
7,617(+9.5%) 256(+10%)
2020-04-25
7,910(+3.8%) 271(+5.9%)
2020-04-26
8,159(+3.1%) 302(+11%)
2020-04-27
8,421(+3.2%) 315(+4.3%)
2020-04-28
8,613(+2.3%) 333(+5.7%)
2020-04-29
9,055(+5.1%) 340(+2.1%)
2020-04-30
9,271(+2.4%) 357(+5%)
2020-05-01
9,590(+3.4%) 410(+15%)
2020-05-02
9,794(+2.1%) 411(+0.24%)
2020-05-03
9,929(+1.4%) 426(+3.6%)
2020-05-04
10,077(+1.5%) 442(+3.8%)
2020-05-05
10,241(+1.6%) 449(+1.6%)
2020-05-06
10,443(+2%) 473(+5.3%)
2020-05-07
10,598(+1.5%) 486(+2.7%)
2020-05-08
10,761(+1.5%) 496(+2.1%)
2020-05-09
10,953(+1.8%) 516(+4%)
2020-05-10
11,047(+0.86%) 525(+1.7%)
2020-05-11
11,106(+0.53%) 533(+1.5%)
2020-05-12
11,168(+0.56%) 533(=)
2020-05-13
11,284(+1%) 542(+1.7%)
2020-05-14
11,395(+0.98%) 551(+1.7%)
2020-05-15
11,527(+1.2%) 558(+1.3%)
2020-05-16
11,767(+0.7%[i]) 570(+2.2%)
2020-05-17
11,866(+0.84%) 577(+1.2%)
2020-05-18
11,958(+0.78%) 587(+1.7%)
2020-05-19
12,050(+0.77%) 588(+0.17%)
2020-05-20
12,143(+0.77%) 591(+0.51%)
2020-05-21
12,239(+0.79%) 599(+1.4%)
2020-05-22
12,306(+0.55%) 603(+0.67%)
2020-05-23
12,395(+0.72%) 608(+0.83%)
2020-05-24
12,466(+0.57%) 611(+0.49%)
2020-05-25
12,511(+0.36%) 618(+1.1%)
2020-05-26
12,521(+0.08%) 622(+0.65%)
2020-05-27
12,588(+0.54%) 627(+0.8%)
2020-05-28
12,634(+0.37%) 627(=)
2020-05-29
12,681(+0.37%) 634(+1.1%)
2020-05-30
12,731(+0.39%) 637(+0.47%)
2020-05-31
12,776(+0.35%) 641(+0.63%)
2020-06-01
12,784(+0.06%) 642(+0.16%)
2020-06-02
12,818(+0.27%) 649(+1.1%)
2020-06-03
12,872(+0.42%) 655(+0.92%)
2020-06-04
12,906(+0.26%) 658(+0.46%)
2020-06-05
12,932(+0.2%) 660(+0.3%)
2020-06-06
12,987(+0.43%) 660(=)
2020-06-07
13,010(+0.18%) 661(+0.15%)
2020-06-08
13,026(+0.12%) 666(+0.76%)
2020-06-09
13,041(+0.12%) 669(+0.45%)
2020-06-10
13,074(+0.25%) 671(+0.3%)
2020-06-11
13,118(+0.34%) 673(+0.3%)
2020-06-12
13,143(+0.19%) 677(+0.59%)
2020-06-13
13,161(+0.14%) 677(=)
2020-06-14
13,181(+0.15%) 677(=)
2020-06-15
13,186(+0.04%) 682(+0.74%)
2020-06-16
13,206(+0.15%) 683(+0.15%)
2020-06-17
13,235(+0.22%) 689(+0.88%)
2020-06-18
13,261(+0.2%) 689(=)
2020-06-19
13,270(+0.07%) 694(+0.73%)
2020-06-20
13,294(+0.18%) 694(=)
2020-06-21
13,302(+0.06%) 694(=)
2020-06-22
13,326(+0.18%) 697(+0.43%)
2020-06-23
13,345(+0.14%) 699(+0.29%)
2020-06-24
13,353(+0.06%) 700(+0.14%)
2020-06-25
13,382(+0.22%) 703(+0.43%)
2020-06-26
13,399(+0.13%) 705(+0.28%)
2020-06-27
13,425(+0.19%) 705(=)
2020-06-28
13,440(+0.11%) 705(=)
2020-06-29
13,441(+0.01%) 709(+0.57%)
2020-06-30
13,455(+0.1%) 709(=)
2020-07-01
13,467(+0.09%) 708(=[ii])
2020-07-02
13,491(+0.18%) 711(+0.42%)
2020-07-03
13,514(+0.17%) 711(=)
13,514(=) 711(=)
2020-07-06
13,556(+0.31%) 710(=)
2020-07-07
13,578(+0.16%) 710(=)
2020-07-08
13,624(+0.34%) 712(+0.28%)
2020-07-09
13,650(+0.19%) 713(+0.14%)
2020-07-10
13,673(+0.17%) 715(+0.28%)
2020-07-11
13,690(+0.12%) 715(=)
2020-07-12
13,700(+0.07%) 715(=)
2020-07-13
13,723(+0.17%) 715(=)
2020-07-14
13,749(+0.19%) 714(=)
2020-07-15
13,772(+0.17%) 715(+0.14%)
2020-07-16
13,793(+0.15%) 716(+0.14%)
2020-07-17
13,810(+0.12%) 720(+0.56%)
13,810(=) 720(=)
2020-07-20
13,856(+0.33%) 722(+0.28%)
2020-07-21
13,860(+0.03%) 722(=)
2020-07-22
13,888(+0.2%) 722(=)
2020-07-23
13,924(+0.26%) 723(+0.14%)
2020-07-24
13,944(+0.14%) 726(+0.41%)
13,944(=) 726(=)
2020-07-27
13,995(+0.37%) 727(+0.14%)
2020-07-28
14,022(+0.19%) 729(+0.28%)
2020-07-29
14,058(+0.26%) 730(+0.14%)
2020-07-30
14,093(+0.25%) 730(=)
2020-07-31
14,138(+0.32%) 730(=)
14,138(=) 730(=)
2020-08-03
14,271(+0.94%) 732(+0.27%)
2020-08-04
14,323(+0.36%) 735(+0.41%)
2020-08-05
14,377(+0.38%) 735(=)
2020-08-06
14,405(+0.19%) 736(+0.14%)
2020-08-07
14,446(+0.28%) 741(+0.68%)
2020-08-08
14,471(+0.17%) 741(=)
2020-08-09
14,501(+0.21%) 741(=)
2020-08-10
14,571(+0.48%) 741(=)
2020-08-11
14,609(+0.26%) 743(+0.27%)
2020-08-12
14,657(+0.33%) 743(=)
2020-08-13
14,695(+0.26%) 743(=)
2020-08-14
14,750(+0.37%) 743(=)
2020-08-15
14,800(+0.34%) 743(=)
2020-08-16
14,862(+0.42%) 743(=)
2020-08-17
14,916(+0.36%) 746(+0.4%)
2020-08-18
14,940(+0.16%) 746(=)
2020-08-19
14,987(+0.31%) 746(=)
2020-08-20
15,018(+0.21%) 746(=)
2020-08-21
15,084(+0.44%) 746(=)
15,084(=) 746(=)
2020-08-24
15,232(+0.98%) 748(+0.27%)
2020-08-25
15,263(+0.2%) 752(+0.53%)
2020-08-26
15,320(+0.37%) 752(=)
2020-08-27
15,374(+0.35%) 752(=)
2020-08-28
15,420(+0.3%) 752(=)
2020-08-29
15,489(+0.45%) 752(=)
2020-08-30
15,538(+0.32%) 752(=)
2020-08-31
15,573(+0.23%) 753(+0.13%)
2020-09-01
15,625(+0.33%) 754(+0.13%)
2020-09-02
15,673(+0.31%) 754(=)
2020-09-03
15,730(+0.36%) 754(=)
2020-09-04
15,788(+0.37%) 754(=)
2020-09-05
15,858(+0.44%) 754(=)
2020-09-06
15,895(+0.23%) 754(=)
2020-09-07
15,942(+0.3%) 754(=)
2020-09-08
15,967(+0.16%) 754(=)
2020-09-09
16,001(+0.21%) 754(=)
2020-09-10
16,052(+0.32%) 754(=)
2020-09-11
16,106(+0.34%) 755(+0.13%)
2020-09-12
16,162(+0.35%) 755(=)
2020-09-13
16,194(+0.2%) 755(=)
2020-09-14
16,245(+0.31%) 757(+0.26%)
2020-09-15
16,310(+0.4%) 759(+0.26%)
2020-09-16
16,370(+0.37%) 759(=)
2020-09-17
16,430(+0.37%) 759(=)
2020-09-18
16,514(+0.51%) 760(+0.13%)
2020-09-19
16,584(+0.42%) 760(=)
2020-09-20
16,619(+0.21%) 760(=)
2020-09-21
16,676(+0.34%) 761(+0.13%)
2020-09-22
16,703(+0.16%) 761(=)
2020-09-23
16,766(+0.38%) 761(=)
2020-09-24
16,836(+0.42%) 762(+0.13%)
2020-09-25
16,924(+0.52%) 762(=)
2020-09-26
16,977(+0.31%) 762(=)
2020-09-27
17,017(+0.24%) 762(=)
2020-09-28
17,140(+0.72%) 763(+0.13%)
2020-09-29
17,186(+0.27%) 763(=)
2020-09-30
17,247(+0.35%) 763(=)
2020-10-01
17,329(+0.48%) 764(+0.13%)
2020-10-02
17,427(+0.57%) 764(=)
2020-10-03
17,505(+0.45%) 764(=)
2020-10-04
17,557(+0.3%) 764(=)
2020-10-05
17,649(+0.52%) 764(=)
2020-10-06
17,712(+0.36%) 764(=)
2020-10-07
17,774(+0.35%) 764(=)
2020-10-08
17,842(+0.38%) 764(=)
2020-10-09
17,937(+0.53%) 764(=)
2020-10-10
18,002(+0.36%) 764(=)
2020-10-11
18,038(+0.2%) 764(=)
2020-10-12
18,136(+0.54%) 764(=)
2020-10-13
18,275(+0.77%) 768(+0.52%)
2020-10-14
18,338(+0.34%) 768(=)
2020-10-15
18,446(+0.59%) 769(+0.13%)
2020-10-16
18,558(+0.61%) 769(=)
2020-10-17
18,610(+0.28%) 769(=)
2020-10-18
18,697(+0.47%) 769(=)
2020-10-19
18,834(+0.73%) 771(+0.26%)
2020-10-20
18,904(+0.37%) 772(+0.13%)
2020-10-21
19,029(+0.66%) 772(=)
2020-10-22
19,117(+0.46%) 776(+0.52%)
2020-10-23
19,301(+0.96%) 776(=)
2020-10-24
19,366(+0.34%) 776(=)
2020-10-25
19,481(+0.59%) 776(=)
2020-10-26
19,754(+1.4%) 777(+0.13%)
2020-10-27
19,880(+0.64%) 777(=)
2020-10-28
19,986(+0.53%) 778(+0.13%)
2020-10-29
20,170(+0.92%) 782(+0.51%)
2020-10-30
20,358(+0.93%) 783(+0.13%)
2020-10-31
20,470(+0.55%) 783(=)
2020-11-01
20,607(+0.67%) 783(=)
2020-11-02
21,206(+0.56%[iii]) 871(+0.58%[iii])
2020-11-03
21,275(+0.33%) 871(=)
2020-11-04
21,395(+0.56%) 874(+0.34%)
2020-11-05
21,596(+0.94%) 876(+0.23%)
2020-11-06
21,847(+1.2%) 877(+0.11%)
2020-11-07
22,062(+0.98%) 877(=)
2020-11-08
22,255(+0.87%) 877(=)
2020-11-09
22,407(+0.68%) 884(+0.8%)
2020-11-10
22,646(+1.1%) 884(=)
2020-11-11
22,841(+0.86%) 884(=)
2020-11-12
23,196(+1.6%) 884(=)
2020-11-13
23,433(+1%) 884(=)
2020-11-14
23,587(+0.66%) 884(=)
2020-11-15
23,866(+1.2%) 884(=)
2020-11-16
24,159(+1.2%) 888(+0.45%)
2020-11-17
24,393(+0.97%) 889(+0.11%)
2020-11-18
24,630(+0.97%) 892(+0.34%)
2020-11-19
24,861(+0.94%) 895(+0.34%)
2020-11-20
25,105(+0.98%) 899(+0.45%)
2020-11-21
25,372(+1.1%) 899(=)
2020-11-22
25,542(+0.67%) 899(=)
2020-11-23
25,775(+0.91%) 902(+0.33%)
2020-11-24
25,962(+0.73%) 903(+0.11%)
2020-11-25
26,160(+0.76%) 906(+0.33%)
2020-11-26
26,160(=) 906(=)
2020-11-27
26,627(+1.8%) 908(+0.22%)
2020-11-28
26,859(+0.87%) 908(=)
2020-11-29
26,994(+0.5%) 908(=)
2020-11-30
27,228(+0.87%) 919(+1.2%)
2020-12-01
27,635(+1.5%) 919(=)
2020-12-02
28,053(+1.5%) 925(+0.65%)
2020-12-03
28,595(+1.9%) 929(+0.43%)
2020-12-04
29,062(+1.6%) 931(+0.22%)
29,062(=) 931(=)
2020-12-07
30,342(+4.4%) 938(+0.75%)
2020-12-08
30,692(+1.2%) 940(+0.21%)
2020-12-09
31,086(+1.3%) 947(+0.74%)
2020-12-10
31,551(+1.5%) 949(+0.21%)
2020-12-11
32,001(+1.4%) 952(+0.32%)
32,001(=) 952(=)
2020-12-14
33,323(+4.1%) 953(+0.11%)
2020-12-15
33,735(+1.2%) 960(+0.73%)
2020-12-16
34,143(+1.2%) 963(+0.31%)
2020-12-17
34,687(+1.6%) 964(+0.1%)
2020-12-18
35,201(+1.5%) 965(+0.1%)
2020-12-19
35,553(+1%) 967(+0.21%)
2020-12-20
35,807(+0.71%) 969(+0.21%)
2020-12-21
36,223(+1.2%) 972(+0.31%)
2020-12-22
36,476(+0.7%) 975(+0.31%)
2020-12-23
36,830(+0.97%) 981(+0.62%)
2020-12-24
37,366(+1.5%) 988(+0.71%)
2020-12-25
37,894(+1.4%) 990(+0.2%)
2020-12-26
38,127(+0.61%) 990(=)
2020-12-27
38,547(+1.1%) 996(+0.61%)
2020-12-28
38,872(+0.84%) 999(+0.3%)
2020-12-29
39,182(+0.8%) 1,002(+0.3%)
2020-12-30
39,751(+1.5%) 1,008(+0.6%)
2020-12-31
40,325(+1.4%) 1,012(+0.4%)
2021-01-01
40,733(+1%) 1,014(+0.2%)
2021-01-02
41,026(+0.72%) 1,014(=)
2021-01-03
41,416(+0.95%) 1,018(+0.39%)
2021-01-04
41,847(+1%) 1,020(+0.2%)
2021-01-05
42,195(+0.83%) 1,025(+0.49%)
2021-01-06
42,838(+1.5%) 1,030(+0.49%)
2021-01-07
43,589(+1.8%) 1,033(+0.29%)
2021-01-08
44,318(+1.7%) 1,039(+0.58%)
2021-01-09
45,001(+1.5%) 1,042(+0.29%)
2021-01-10
45,433(+0.96%) 1,051(+0.86%)
2021-01-11
45,844(+0.9%) 1,052(+0.1%)
2021-01-12
46,206(+0.79%) 1,060(+0.76%)
2021-01-13
46,558(+0.76%) 1,067(+0.66%)
2021-01-14
47,175(+1.3%) 1,077(+0.94%)
2021-01-15
47,607(+0.92%) 1,082(+0.46%)
2021-01-16
47,834(+0.48%) 1,084(+0.18%)
2021-01-17
47,834(=) 1,084(=)
2021-01-18
48,493(+1.4%) 1,094(+0.92%)
2021-01-19
49,137(+1.3%) 1,102(+0.73%)
2021-01-20
49,379(+0.49%) 1,107(+0.45%)
2021-01-21
49,840(+0.93%) 1,113(+0.54%)
2021-01-22
50,325(+0.97%) 1,113(=)
2021-01-23
50,838(+1%) 1,118(+0.45%)
2021-01-24
51,190(+0.69%) 1,128(+0.89%)
2021-01-25
51,506(+0.62%) 1,133(+0.44%)
2021-01-26
51,718(+0.41%) 1,136(+0.26%)
2021-01-27
52,139(+0.81%) 1,140(+0.35%)
2021-01-28
52,474(+0.64%) 1,145(+0.44%)
2021-01-29
52,704(+0.44%) 1,153(+0.7%)
2021-01-30
53,197(+0.94%) 1,157(+0.35%)
2021-01-31
53,398(+0.38%) 1,158(+0.09%)
2021-02-01
53,602(+0.38%) 1,161(+0.26%)
2021-02-02
53,789(+0.35%) 1,163(+0.17%)
2021-02-03
54,065(+0.51%) 1,167(+0.34%)
2021-02-04
54,279(+0.4%) 1,183(+1.4%)
2021-02-05
54,584(+0.56%) 1,188(+0.42%)
2021-02-06
54,905(+0.59%) 1,191(+0.25%)
2021-02-07
55,106(+0.37%) 1,192(+0.08%)
2021-02-08
55,236(+0.24%) 1,194(+0.17%)
2021-02-09
55,404(+0.3%) 1,196(+0.17%)
2021-02-10
55,637(+0.42%) 1,204(+0.67%)
2021-02-11
55,872(+0.42%) 1,210(+0.5%)
2021-02-12
56,079(+0.37%) 1,214(+0.33%)
2021-02-13
56,326(+0.44%) 1,221(+0.58%)
2021-02-14
56,470(+0.26%) 1,225(+0.33%)
2021-02-15
56,585(+0.2%) 1,230(+0.41%)
2021-02-16
56,711(+0.22%) 1,232(+0.16%)
2021-02-17
56,830(+0.21%) 1,236(+0.32%)
2021-02-18
57,031(+0.35%) 1,241(+0.4%)
2021-02-19
57,246(+0.38%) 1,242(+0.08%)
2021-02-20
57,376(+0.23%) 1,245(+0.24%)
2021-02-21
57,549(+0.3%) 1,248(+0.24%)
2021-02-22
57,675(+0.22%) 1,248(=)
2021-02-23
57,794(+0.21%) 1,251(+0.24%)
2021-02-24
58,020(+0.39%) 1,256(+0.4%)
2021-02-25
58,202(+0.31%) 1,259(+0.24%)
2021-02-26
58,414(+0.36%) 1,262(+0.24%)
2021-02-27
58,593(+0.31%) 1,267(+0.4%)
2021-02-28
58,782(+0.32%) 1,271(+0.32%)
2021-03-01
58,901(+0.2%) 1,273(+0.16%)
2021-03-02
58,917(+0.03%) 1,274(+0.08%)
2021-03-03
59,148(+0.39%) 1,277(+0.24%)
2021-03-04
59,337(+0.32%) 1,281(+0.31%)
2021-03-05
59,538(+0.34%) 1,281(=)
2021-03-06
59,752(+0.36%) 1,284(+0.23%)
2021-03-07
59,872(+0.2%) 1,286(+0.16%)
2021-03-08
59,953(+0.14%) 1,286(=)
2021-03-09
60,058(+0.18%) 1,287(+0.08%)
2021-03-10
60,221(+0.27%) 1,295(+0.62%)
2021-03-11
60,387(+0.28%) 1,301(+0.46%)
2021-03-12
60,636(+0.41%) 1,303(+0.15%)
2021-03-13
60,801(+0.27%) 1,307(+0.31%)
2021-03-14
60,938(+0.23%) 1,309(+0.15%)
2021-03-15
61,025(+0.14%) 1,313(+0.31%)
2021-03-16
61,126(+0.17%) 1,313(=)
2021-03-17
61,299(+0.28%) 1,318(+0.38%)
2021-03-18
61,509(+0.34%) 1,320(+0.15%)
2021-03-19
61,746(+0.39%) 1,322(+0.15%)
2021-03-20
61,921(+0.28%) 1,323(+0.08%)
2021-03-21
62,093(+0.28%) 1,326(+0.23%)
2021-03-22
62,170(+0.12%) 1,327(+0.08%)
2021-03-23
62,294(+0.2%) 1,329(+0.15%)
2021-03-24
62,539(+0.39%) 1,331(+0.15%)
2021-03-25
62,874(+0.54%) 1,331(=)
2021-03-26
63,164(+0.46%) 1,333(+0.15%)
2021-03-27
63,395(+0.37%) 1,338(+0.38%)
2021-03-28
63,618(+0.35%) 1,339(+0.07%)
2021-03-29
63,748(+0.2%) 1,341(+0.15%)
2021-03-30
63,993(+0.38%) 1,341(=)
2021-03-31
64,321(+0.51%) 1,345(+0.3%)
2021-04-01
64,605(+0.44%) 1,348(+0.22%)
2021-04-02
64,887(+0.44%) 1,350(+0.15%)
2021-04-03
65,190(+0.47%) 1,350(=)
2021-04-04
65,371(+0.28%) 1,352(+0.15%)
2021-04-05
65,474(+0.16%) 1,353(+0.07%)
2021-04-06
65,728(+0.39%) 1,355(+0.15%)
2021-04-07
65,992(+0.4%) 1,355(=)
2021-04-08
66,247(+0.39%) 1,355(=)
2021-04-09
66,505(+0.39%) 1,356(+0.07%)
Number of cases and deaths: Cumulative totals reported to date

Sources: Reports from city health officials and news reports cited inline, plus:

  • "Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Boston". Boston.gov.
  • "Boston COVID-19 Home". Boston Public Health Commission.
  • "Boston Public Health (@HealthyBoston)". Twitter.
  1. ^ The May 16th data includes 76 newly reported cases, representing a 0.7% increase, plus another 164 cases dating back to April 25th that had previously been omitted due to a reporting error by a lab testing partner.[3]
  2. ^ Massachusetts Department of Public Health identified 41 deaths as duplicates on June 30. As a result, Boston Public Health Commission subtracted one death from the June 30 total, which was found to be a duplicate.[3]
  3. ^ a b The November 2nd data includes 118 newly reported cases, representing a 0.56% increase, plus another 481 cases dating back to August 18th that had previously been omitted due to a reporting error. The data also includes 5 newly reported deaths, representing a 0.58% increase, plus another 83 deaths dating back to May 18th that had previously been omitted due to a reporting error.[3]

The COVID-19 pandemic in Boston is part of an ongoing viral pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Massachusetts city of Boston. The first confirmed case was reported on February 1, 2020, and the number of cases began to increase rapidly by March 8. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, declared a state of emergency on March 10. Mayor Marty Walsh declared a public health emergency on March 15.[4] By March 21, more than a hundred people in Boston had tested positive for COVID-19. Most early cases were traceable to a company meeting held in late February by the biotechnology firm Biogen in Boston.

In May, Boston was first in Massachusetts for overall number of cases and eighteenth for cases per capita citywide.[5] New cases per day peaked on April 24, 2020 at 659, and began to decline after.[6][7] As of October 14, 2020, Boston has the highest number of cases in Massachusetts and the 38th-highest number of cases per capita.[8]

As of March 8, 2021, there were 59,953 cumulative cases and 1,286 deaths due to COVID-19 in Boston. 11.4% of cases required hospitalization, 2.7% of cases resulted in death, and 84.6% of cases have recovered.[note 1] 9.8% of cases were healthcare workers,[note 1] and 46% of deaths were in long-term care facilities.[3] As of October 12, Boston had completed 308,851 molecular tests, 4.5% of which came back positive in the preceding week. Citywide, 45% of residents had been tested.[3]

  1. ^ "Boston Man has Coronavirus, Mass. Health Officials Confirm". WBUR-FM. Retrieved May 2, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Boston COVID-19 Dashboard". Boston Public Health Commission. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Boston COVID-19 Home". Boston Public Health Commission. Retrieved May 3, 2020.
  4. ^ Cite error: The named reference Boston-COVID-Timeline was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  5. ^ "Count and Rate (per 100,000) of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in MA by City/Town, January 1, 2020 – May 13, 2020". Government of Massachusetts. Retrieved September 16, 2020.
  6. ^ "Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) In Boston". Government of Boston. Archived from the original on April 24, 2020. Retrieved September 16, 2020.
  7. ^ "Boston #COVID19 numbers on April 24, 2020". Twitter. Retrieved September 16, 2020.
  8. ^ "Weekly COVID-19 Public Health Report - October 14, 2020". Government of Massachusetts. Retrieved October 16, 2020.


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