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Watertown, MA COVID-19 Trends (last updated 2/14/21)

The purpose of this document is to show changes in COVID-19 activity in the Watertown community over time. It was created in November, 2020.
This document is a compilation of select COVID-19 metrics for Watertown, Massachusetts, based on three public reports:
- Watertown Town Manager's Coronavirus Update
- Watertown Public Schools (WPS) COVID-19 Metrics Dashboard
- MA Department of Public Health (DPH) COVID-19 Weekly Public Health Report and the Watertown Town Manager's Coronavirus Update
Report links are below. Reports contain definitions for some metris and additional data. NR = Not Reported.

Watertown Town WPS COVID-19


Manager's Coronavirus Metrics Dashboard MA DPH COVID-19 Weekly Public Health Reports (3)
Update (1) (2)
Week * Confirmed Corona- Cases (Students Avg. Daily
Total Case Count Relative Total Tests Total Positive Percent Change
Cases Town virus and/or staff learning Incidence Rate
Case (Last 14 Change in Total Tests (Last 14 Tests (Last 14 Positivity Percent
Employees Fatalities in-person when per 100,000
Count Days) Case Counts days) Days) (Last 14 days) Positivity
(to date) (to date) diagnosed) (Last 14 days)

2/11/21 25 33 1921 133 28.8 Lower 72964 6792 155 2.28% Lower
2/4/21 25 30 1844 157 33.9 Lower 69562 7183 185 2.58% Lower
1/28/21 25 30 1779 235 50.8 Lower 66071 7161 278 3.88% Lower
1/21/21 25 30 - 1701 295 63.8 No Change 62201 7609 342 4.49% Lower
1/14/21 25 30 - 1563 266 63.8 Higher 58842 6884 338 4.91% Lower
1/7/21 20 30 - 1402 258 55.8 Higher 54909 5881 302 5.14% Higher
12/31/20 19 28 (12/28) 15 1280 229 49.5 Lower 51890 6276 277 4.41% Lower
12/25/20 15 28 (12/21) 5 1144 236 51 Lower 48791 6102 287 4.70% Higher
12/17/20 14 28 (12/14) 4 1023 241 52.1 Higher 45230 6545 285 4.35% Higher
12/11/20 NR 28 (12/7) 2 889 181 39.13 Higher 42053 5797 212 3.66% HIgher
12/3/20 10 26 (11/30) 2 765 123 26.6 Higher 38847 5156 145 2.81% Higher
11/25/20 - - (11/23) 5 701 108 23.4 Higher 36272 5493 123 2.24% Higher
11/19/20 10 24 (11/16) 4 638 89 19.2 Higher 33153 4875 97 1.99% Higher
11/12/20 10 24 (11/9) 3 592 70 15.1 Higher 30425 4508 83 1.84% Higher
11/5/20 10 24 (11/2) 2 541 54 11.7 Higher 28170 4314 69 1.60% Higher
10/29/20 7 24 ... 514 34 7.3 Higher 25888 4015 43 1.07% Higher
10/22/20 7 24 ... 485 23 5 Higher 23614 4035 30 0.74% No Change
10/14/20 7 24 ... 471 21 4.5 Higher 21509 3870 28 0.72% Higher
10/7/20 7 24 ... 462 15 3.2 Higher 19545 3484 19 0.55% No Change
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...

8/26/20 7 24 ... 420 14 3 Higher 9891 1886 15 0.80% Lower

Sources:
(1) Town Manager's Coronavirus Update: https://www.watertown-ma.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?CID=1 (data for some weeks no longer availalbe)
(2) WPS COVID-19 Metrics Dashboard: https://www.watertown.k12.ma.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=190103&pageId=25894973
(3) Archive of COVID-19 Weekly Public Health Reports: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/archive-of-covid-19-weekly-public-health-reports
* Dates are based on MA DPH COVID-19 Weekly Public Health Report; The Town Manager's Coronavirus Update and WPS COVID-19 Metrics Dashboard dates are within 1-2 days of it.

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