Braintree Coronavirus Update: One New Case, 876 Total

Gillian Smith

BRAINTREE, MA – There was one additional cases of the new coronavirus in Braintree reported Monday, according to the Braintree Board of Health, bringing the total number of cases in the town to 876.

According to health officials, there have been 90 coronavirus-related deaths in Braintree as of Monday.

More than 105,690 people in Massachusetts have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Monday afternoon, according to Massachusetts Department of Health data. According to the data, there have been 87 new cases and 23 additional deaths, bringing to total number of deaths statewide to 7,647.

In Massachusetts, there have been 57,886 people tested by antibody tests and 712,875 people tested by molecular tests for COVID-19, bringing the total number of statewide tests to date to 894,616.

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Here are the latest updates from Braintree:

SCHOOLS

The Braintree High School Class of 2020 took to the streets on Saturday, to celebrate their graduation in a unique way: a rolling graduation parade complete with signs, balloons and lots of cheers. MORE

BUSINESSES

AMC will welcome guests back as soon as it is safe and allowed under health and social distancing guidelines, the company said in its first-quarter earnings report Tuesday. MORE

The South Shore Plaza and other Simon malls throughout the state reopened Tuesday. Simon malls had been closed since March 19 amid the coronavirus pandemic. MORE

GOVERNMENT

Braintree Mayor Charles Kokoros has tested positive for the coronavirus. MORE

HOSPITALS

South Shore Health has set up a drive-thru tent at Union Point in Weymouth. Patients experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 should call the screening line at 781-681-0365. Upon calling, patients will be screened over the phone. If a patient meets state and federal criteria for testing, an appointment will be scheduled.

This article originally appeared on the Braintree Patch