For the seventh straight week, the state Department of Public Health released a breakdown of the total number of coronavirus cases in each Massachusetts city and town.
Health officials also released data showing which communities had the highest rate of positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people from Jan. 1 through May 27.
Below is a list of the 10 Massachusetts communities with the highest rates of positive COVID-19 cases right now:
|Community||Number of cases||Rate of cases|
Rate of confirmed COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people (Jan. 1-May 27, 2020)
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Most of these communities appeared on last week's list as well. Here is a closer look at that list, which was the sixth town-by-town breakdown released by the state.