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Mass. DPH virus update: No new Berkshire deaths, but three more confirmed cases

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There were no new COVID-19 deaths in the Berkshires announced on Friday, while the county case count climbed by three, the state reported.

Massachusetts  accounted for 35 new deaths Friday, now totaling 7,235 statewide. 

The number of people killed by COVID-19 in Berkshire County remains at 40; to date, 571 have contracted the virus in the Berkshires, up from 568 on Thursday.

The state Department of Public Health reported that there were 494 new confirmed cases, for a statewide total of 102,557.

In the U.S., 108,064 Americans have been killed by COVID-19, and 1,862,656 have tested positive for the virus, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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