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COVID numbers continue to climb in Hingham, positive tests jump 40%

By Greg Lane, Hingham Current Staff, October 26, 2020

 Hingham Current graph based on Massachusetts Department of Health Weekly COVID-19 Public Health Report - October 22, 2020

The temperature is falling, but COVID-19 numbers are rising. 
 

Positive tests have spiked in Hingham 40% over the last fourteen days, according to the Massachusetts Department of Health. 

Since the beginning of October, Hingham Public Schools report that the number of children quarantined has almost doubled. 

Covid-19 cases climbed in almost every South Shore community. Hull alone remains in the green, as Massachusetts braces for possible second wave.     

On the DPH website, communities are color-coded based upon the average number of reported cases in the last 14 days.  Red indicates that there were more than 8 cases on average per a population of 100,000 that were reported.  Yellow indicates an average daily case rate of 4-8 cases per 100,000 population; green indicates fewer than 4-8 cases per 100,000 population; and white indicates there were fewer than 5 cases reported in total.

Greg can be reached at greg@hinghamcurrent.com.