COVID-19 Cases Rise Slightly from Last Week

The numbers of COVID-19 cases in Everett has increased in the past week to 134 cases, up from 119 last week.

This week there were 134 new cases reported, though in recent days there have been far fewer than at the end of last week – when case counts were in the 20s each day. In the past two weeks, cases have gone up from 103 and below 100 before that. Despite that, Everett remains in the yellow, moderate risk zone.

The most recent numbers are as follows:

•Tuesday, April 20 – 8

•Monday, April 19 – 2

•Sunday, April 18 – 15

•Saturday, April 17 – 12

•Friday, April 16 – 26

•Thursday, April 15 – 28

•Wednesday, April 14 – 20

•Tuesday, April 13 – 23

On Monday, Jan. 4, Everett moved its testing full-time indoors at the Samuel Gentile Recreation Center on Elm Street. Testing is done Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., and then 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. On Friday and Saturdays, testing is done noon to 6 p.m. It was announced this week that the Rec Center test site will remain open until June 30.

Additionally, there is also a testing resource for Everett residents only via the Mass General COVID-19 testing van. The van is located every Thursday at the Norwood Street Parking Lot in Everett Square. The hours are from 8 a.m. to noon and proof of Everett residency is required. Updates on the van are posted on the Kraft Community Health website.

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