Visit the BPHC Main Page on COVID-19
The Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19 (formerly referred to
as 2019 Novel Coronavirus or 2019-nCoV) is a new respiratory virus that was first
identified in Wuhan, China in December of 2019.
The City of Boston and BPHC have extended the public health emergency declaration until further notice. A public health advisory is in place for everyone in Boston, except essential workers, to stay home from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily. All Massachusetts residents over the age of two must now wear a face covering in public.
Visit the City of Boston's Reopening Page
Boston's Latest Numbers (As of May 29, 2020):
12,681 confirmed cases
Click here for the BPHC 05-28-2020 Weekly COVID-19 Report
Boston Race/Ethnicity Case Data:
Percentage of Known Cases
Total Race/Ethnicity Identified Cases in Boston
82.5% of total cases in Boston have known Race/Ethnicity data
Total Cases in Boston
Boston Race/Ethnicity Death Data:
Percentage of Known Deaths
Total Race/Ethnicity Identified Deaths in Boston
96.7% of total deaths in Boston have known Race/Ethnicity data
Total Deaths in Boston
Although complete data on race and ethnicity among COVID-19 positive cases in Boston residents has not been reported to the City of Boston, the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) is actively working to collect available data for public release.
NOTE: Information on race and ethnicity data is collected and reported by multiple entities and may or may not reflect self-reporting by the individual case. A classification of "missing" indicates that no reporter knew the race and ethnicity of the individual, the individual refused to provide the information, or that the originating reporting system does not capture the information. "Other" indicates multiple races or another race that is not listed above.
Number of deaths at long-term care facilities: 296 (Updated weekly: 5/26/2020)
Weekly Neighborhood Data:
As of May 17, 2020, there have been 47,043 COVID-19 tests of Boston residents. The cumulative total number of tests increased
by 6,826 (17.0%) during the week May 11- May 17.
OF TESTED, % POSITIVE
- 02121, 02125
Mattapan - 02126
- 02122, 02124
Hyde Park - 02136
Roslindale - 02131
South End - 02111, 02118
Roxbury - 02119, 0212
Allston/Brighton - 02163, 02134, 02135
Jamaica Plain - 02130
West Roxbury - 02132
Charlestown - 02129
Fenway - 02115, 02215
Back Bay, Beacon Hill, West End, Downtown, & North End - 02108, 02114, 02116, 02199, 02222, 02109, 02110, 02013
CLICK HERE FOR A MAP OF TESTING SITES IN BOSTON
ABOUT OUR RESPONSE:
Since January, BPHC and Boston EMS have taken extensive steps to prepare for a potential outbreak of COVID-19.
BPHC is engaging in daily communications with the CDC, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), City of Boston departments and other community partners to make sure we have the latest information on guidance, best practices and recommendations. BPHC will provide updated information on this website and on our social media channels as it becomes available.
We are confident the City of Boston continues to be ready for a safe and effective response as the situation develops.
HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT COVID-19?
Visit the BPHC Main COVID-19 Page
Call 311 or 211
Call the Mayor's Healthline:
617-534-5050 or Toll-Free: 1-800-847-0710