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Mass. DPH virus update: No deaths in state for first time since outbreak began; Berkshire cases, fatalities hold

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For the first day in months, there were no COVID-19 deaths announced by the state on Tuesday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced.

There have been 8,054 deaths from the coronavirus in the commonwealth since the pandemic began.

The Berkshire County coronavirus count remained at 594 on Tuesday, the same since Saturday, and deaths have held at 44 since June 19. 

There were another 114 new cases statewide, for new state totals of 108,882 cases, the DPH reported.

Across the U.S., there have been 126,739 deaths and 2,581,229 confirmed cases of the illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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