Coronavirus case rates* per 100,000 by town are published each Thursday by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The case rate represents data collected between January 1 and April 16, 2002.
On Thursday, April 21, Bedford’s case rate per 100,000 was 17,891.63. Case rates in communities contiguous to Bedford were: Lexington 11,514.08; Concord 13,827.35; Carlisle 14,675.88; Burlington 18,544.88; and Billerica 21,617.48
Click to see Mass DPH’s complete town-by-town list
*Rate = the number of cases per 100,000 people. This number provides a standardized way to compare the burden of disease in cities and towns regardless of the size of their population, per Mass DPH.