Marion remains red as Rochester, Mattapoisett shift to yellow

Feb 18, 2021

As Mattapoisett and Rochester have both shifted down to yellow in the state’s color-coded risk designation system, Marion is the only town that has maintained a red designation. 

New cases in Marion rose by one this week, according to Feb. 18 state data. The town has the highest number of new cases in the Tri-Town with 14. 

In Mattapoisett, new cases dropped from 15 to 2, the lowest in town since early October. 

New cases in Rochester dropped from 16 to 7, the lowest they’ve been since early December. 

Cases have been declining across the Tri-Town for weeks, following a record spike after Christmas and New Years. 

State-level covid data is released every Thursday