Biogen outbreak now tied to 70 cases of coronavirus as state total more than doubles in 1 day
The number of presumptive coronavirus infections in Massachusetts more than doubled on Tuesday, with the Biogen outbreak once again driving dozens of new cases that are now being sent to the CDC for confirmation.
State testing has found 92 coronavirus cases with 70 tied directly to the Biogen strategy meeting at the Boston Marriott Long Wharf or close contacts of the attendees. Yesterday, the total was 41, with 32 tied to the Long Wharf meeting in late February. In addition, a string of cases in other states and Europe confirmed that others at the meeting went home with cornavirus.
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