According to the state Department of Public Health.number of COVID-19 cases in the Berkshires has reached 278, an increase of 10 since the numbers reported Tuesday. As of Tuesday afternoon, the Berkshire County death toll has risen to 18, with five new deaths reported.

The number of people in Massachusetts who have died from COVID-19 has risen to 356. The totals reported Tuesday show an increase of 96 new deaths, more than three times the 29 deaths reported the day before. The total number of cases in the state has reached 15,202.

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