Two new cases of COVID-19 at TestMV

State sees over 800 new cases of COVID-19 for second day in a row.

The TestMV site has reported two new cases of COVID-19. — Lexi Pline

TestMV reported two new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, a woman and a man

The asymptomatic testing site has tested 17,281 individuals with 37 positives, 16,945 negatives, and 299 pending results.

There were no new cases of COVID-19 reported Monday, but an individual who previously tested positive was retested and tested positive again, resulting in an increase in the total number of COVID-19 cases at TestMV.

The hospital has tested a total of 5,745 patients since March. Of those, 50 have tested positive, 5,639 tested negative, and 56 are pending results.

The town of Aquinnah has tested 299 individuals. Of those 293 have tested negative and six are pending results.

The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health have confirmed another case, bringing the Island’s total number of confirmed cases since March to 87.

Of the Island’s 87 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 83 are no longer symptomatic and have been released from isolation. Two cases are still being monitored by public health officials. Information on two other cases was not yet available.

Through contact tracing, the cases of 31 individuals, or 36 percent of the Vineyard’s cases, have been linked to another individual.

Due to the hospital, boards of health, and the town of Aquinnah all reporting their own data at different times of day, and due to some people being tested at multiple sites, exact numbers can be difficult to calculate. Also, due to some patients being tested at the hospital and TestMV, the number of confirmed cases from each testing site and the total number of cases can not add up.

Of 87 confirmed cases, 52 are female and 35 are male. Of those, 17 of the cases are 50-59 years old, 18 are 20-29 years old, 12 cases are 60-69 years old, 15 are 30-39 years old, 13 are 20 years old or younger, six are 40-49, and six are 70 years or older.

The boards of health are also reporting on probable cases. The Island’s total number of presumed positives is 24. Of those, 21 were positive antibody tests, and three were symptomatically positive.

Of the probable cases, 14 are female and 10 are male. Of the 24 presumed positive cases, seven are aged 60-69, five are aged 50-59, three are aged 40-49, five are aged 20-29, two are under 20 years old, and two are over the age of 70.

Massachusetts continues to see positive cases of COVID-19 across the state. On Tuesday, there were 821 new cases and five new deaths. Overall, the state has confirmed 142,295 cases since March and a total of 9,537 deaths from COVID-19.