New cases rise in Mattapoisett
As Marion and Rochester cases continue to decline, new covid cases in Mattapoisett rose for the first time in five weeks.
Mattapoisett recorded 15 new cases in Feb. 11 covid data, up six from last week. The town saw a four-week decline in covid cases following a record spike after the holidays. Last week, the town had the lowest number of new cases recorded in the Tri-Town since before Christmas.
Marion and Rochester are still experiencing a decline in cases since the holiday spike.
Marion recorded 13 new cases this week, down from 17. Sippican Healthcare Center recorded two new deaths this week, bringing the total up to 28 at the longterm healthcare facility.
In Rochester, new cases dropped from 19 to 16, the lowest in the town since early December.
State-level covid data is released every Thursday.