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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Boston

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The state has updated guidance on the Reopening Massachusetts website. We also continue to update City-specific guidance for Boston on our reopening website.

Boston (as of Monday, July 13)

13,723 cases* | 9,710 recovered

715 deaths

*Seventeen cases were reported to the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) on Saturday, July 11, 10 cases were reported to BPHC on July 12, and 15 cases were reported to BPHC on July 13.

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Racial data on Boston cases

Massachusetts (as of Monday, July 13)

105,783 cases

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COVID-19 updates

What you need to know:

For more recent City of Boston updates, view our COVID-19 timeline.

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About our response

City of Boston response

Since January, the Boston Public Health Commission and Boston EMS have taken extensive steps to prepare for a potential outbreak of COVID-19. BPHC and Boston EMS are trained to respond to infectious diseases. In the past, we have successfully stood up heightened awareness, monitoring and response approaches for SARS, MERS, and H1N1 flu. We will do the same for 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.

State and federal response

The state of Massachusetts is updating information about COVID-19 cases and residents subject to quarantine in Massachusetts. Visit the MDPH webpage on COVID-19 quarantine and monitoring in the Commonwealth. The CDC is tracking confirmed cases across the United States. For the latest on case counts, visit the CDC's website on COVID-19.