April 29, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer
While remaining in the lower-risk COVID-19 "yellow" zone for the fourth consecutive month, the number of new cases reported since last week's Massachusetts Department of Public Health statistics were released is 22, down from 44 reported on April 22, 31 reported the previous week, and 47 the prior week.
There were 72 new COVID-19 cases reported in the last 14 days, down from 80 last week. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Hingham since Jan. 1, 2020 is 1,929.
The mPathy COVID-19 testing center at 308 Cushing St. is open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Preference for Hingham residents and town employees will still be given between 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. each testing day. Appointments may be made online at https://www.mpathy.org/schedule Walk-ins are also accepted.
* The Hingham Health Department posts weekly COVID-19 data from the MDPH and the Hingham Public Schools in a dashboard that is updated every Friday at https://www.hingham-ma.gov/860/COVID-19-Updates. All cases are laboratory-confirmed positive COVID-19 cases.
* Visit https://www.hingham-ma.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=940 for Updated COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Guidance.