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The state Department of Public Health's COVID-19Interactive Data Dashboard was not posted on Thanksgiving Day, Nov.25. Data from Wednesday, Nov.24 to Thursday, Nov.25 is included in the dashboard posted on Friday, Nov.26.

There were 5,058 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total case count in the state to 847,030.

There were 240 new probable cases of the disease, bringing the total number of probable cases to 62,675.

According to the state, 771 patients were hospitalized for COVID-19, including 156 in the intensive care unit. Of those, 84 patients were intubated.

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There were 24 newly confirmed deaths due to COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths due to the disease to 18,939.State officials reported no probable deaths due to COVID-19. The number of probable fatalities stands at 412.

Theseven-dayaverage of percent positivity is 3.37%.The Dashboard reported171,111 new molecular teststaken, bringing thecumulativetotal to33,275,363.

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New 14-dayand total cases and testing positivity rates for the other Cape towns are:

Barnstable (233/5,416/6.35%);Bourne (109/1,848/5.63%); Brewster (45/692/6%); Chatham (19/434/5.37%); Dennis (69/1,160/7.11%); Eastham (10/278/3.57%); Falmouth (79/2,186/3.35%); Harwich (66/1,040/6.6%); Mashpee (36/1,172/3.29%); Orleans (28/399/7.02%); Provincetown (less than five/348/.99%); Sandwich (109/1,767/6.17%); Truro (0/127/2.94%); Wellfleet (8/158/3.62%); and Yarmouth (109/2,248/5.96%).

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Barnstable Countyreported187 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 for a total of 19,460 to date. The total of probable and confirmeddeaths due to the disease is 528.

Dukes County reported fournewly confirmed cases of COVID-19 for a total of 1,910 to date. There were no newly reported cases in Nantucket County. The total case count to dateis1,980.Dukes and Nantucket counties combined report a total of seven deaths due to the disease.

As of Nov. 25, Cape Cod Hospital reported 18 patients hospitalized with COVID-19, with two patients in the ICU.Falmouth Hospital had three confirmed COVID-19 patients with one in the ICU. Neither Marthas Vineyard norNantucket Cottage hospitals had any COVID-19 patients.

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