April 23,2021 by Carol Britton Meyer (Unsplash photo)
Hingham remains in the lower-risk COVID-19 "yellow" zone for the 15th consecutive week.
The number of new cases rose from 31 last week since the April 8 report posted by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to 44 this week. Updated MDPH statistics are posted every Thursday.
There were 80 new COVID-19 cases reported in the last 14 days. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Hingham since Jan. 1, 2020 is 1,907.
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.
* 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.