Confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to remain low on the Island, with only two new cases reported last week, according to a report from the Martha’s Vineyard boards of health.
Of the new cases, one was symptomatic and the other had no symptoms. One was in their 20s and the other was in their 50s.
The report of two new cases comes after only one case was reported the previous week — the lowest weekly case count this year.
In total, the Vineyard has reported 1,506 confirmed cases, 773 male and 733 female. Additionally, there have been 82 probable positive cases reported through antibody tests and symptomatically positive cases, 48 male and 34 female.
The hospital has administered over 26,000 vaccine doses — 13,523 first doses and 13,290 second doses. According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), 100 percent of people in Dukes County have had at least one vaccination dose and are eligible for their second, and 90 percent of people are fully vaccinated.
As of June 8, the hospital has administered a total of 19,259 COVID tests. Of those 1,087 are positives and 18,164 are negatives.
The TestMV site has administered a total of 38,446 COVID tests. Of those 375 are positives, 37,939 negatives, and 132 are pending results.
The town of Aquinnah has administered 456 tests, with only two positive results.
The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) has reported a total of 14 positive cases of COVID-19.
The Island has reported nine COVID clusters, including an October wedding (eight cases), Cronig’s Market (19 cases), a Bible study group (11 cases), M.V. Hospital (five cases), Project Headway (four cases), King’s barbershop (eight cases), Shirley’s Hardware (all six staff), the Barn Bowl & Bistro (nine cases), and Cardboard Box (three). A cluster is defined as more than two people from different families or households with a shared source of infection.
Due to how tests are conducted, there can be a discrepancy between the number of positive individuals and the number of positive tests reported.