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Here’s a look at a new state map of high, moderate, and low risk communities for COVID-19 in Mass. – The Boston Globe

Governor Charlie Baker announced on Tuesday that the state would begin releasing a new map weekly that uses coronavirus case counts to show which Massachusetts communities are at high, moderate, and low risk for COVID-19 infection.



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Baker said the map shows 33 communities that had more than four cases per 100,000 people during the previous two weeks of testing, and added that those cities and towns require specific strategies to attack the coronavirus. He said the four per 100,000 people measure is used by many other states to measure community health under COVID-19.
The state released the first such map on Tuesday, although a list of town and city names were not immediately included with it. The map is based on data from …

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