Here are the 229 Mass. communities in the ‘red zone’ for COVID-19 risk

Here's a look at each of the communities and their average daily case rates for the last two weeks.

Gia Brown, a LPN tests from a plexiglass compartment, Corey Smith of Boston, a patient.
–David L. Ryan / The Boston Globe

This week, 229 communities in Massachusetts have the highest rates of COVID-19 transmission, according to state data.

Communities in the “red zone” make up about 65 percent, or almost 2/3s, of the total number of cities and towns in the state.

The state itself is in the red zone with an average daily case count of 78 per 100,000 residents for the last two weeks, and sewer water from the region is showing record levels of COVID-19, according to recent samples.

Here’s a look at each of the communities with the highest rates of COVID-19 cases and their daily case counts on average for the last two weeks:

1. Gardner

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Average daily case rate: 176.1 per 100,000 residents

2. Lawrence

Average daily case rate: 171.6 per 100,000 residents

3. Ayer

Average daily case rate:165.8 per 100,000 residents

4. Acushnet

Average daily case rate: 164.7 per 100,000 residents

5. Fairhaven

Average daily case rate: 155.7 per 100,000 residents

6. West Boylston

Average daily case rate: 154 per 100,000 residents

7. Fall River

Average daily case rate: 153.6 per 100,000 residents

8. Everett

Average daily case rate: 152.9 per 100,000 residents

9. Chelsea

Average daily case rate: 144.5 per 100,000 residents

10. Revere

Average daily case rate: 141.2 per 100,000 residents

11. Nantucket

Average daily case rate: 140.8 per 100,000 residents

12. New Bedford

Average daily case rate: 134.3 per 100,000 residents

13. Leominster

Average daily case rate: 128.6 per 100,000 residents

14. Lynn

Average daily case rate: 128.2 per 100,000 residents

15. Saugus

Average daily case rate: 127.9 per 100,000 residents

16. Methuen

Average daily case rate: 121.5 per 100,000 residents

17. Clinton

Average daily case rate: 121.2 per 100,000 residents

18. Peabody

Average daily case rate: 114.6 per 100,000 residents

19. Berkley

Average daily case rate: 113.2 per 100,000 residents

20. Dartmouth

Average daily case rate: 113.2 per 100,000 residents

21. Freetown

Average daily case rate: 112.1 per 100,000 residents

22. West Bridgewater

Average daily case rate: 109.8 per 100,000 residents

23. Swansea

Average daily case rate: 109.3 per 100,000 residents

24. Somerset

Average daily case rate: 104.9 per 100,000 residents

25. Kingston

Average daily case rate: 104.5 per 100,000 residents

26. Stoneham

Average daily case rate: 103.9 per 100,000 residents

27. Ludlow

Average daily case rate: 103.1 per 100,000 residents

28. Haverhill

Average daily case rate: 103 per 100,000 residents

29. Southbridge

Average daily case rate: 102.6 per 100,000 residents

30. Rochester

Average daily case rate: 101.9 per 100,000 residents

31. Weymouth

Average daily case rate: 100.7 per 100,000 residents

32. Avon

Average daily case rate: 99.6 per 100,000 residents

32. Randolph (tie)

Average daily case rate: 99.6 per 100,000 residents

34. Springfield

Average daily case rate: 98.7 per 100,000 residents

35. Tewksbury

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Average daily case rate: 97.3 per 100,000 residents

36. Bridgewater

Average daily case rate: 97.1 per 100,000 residents

36. Scituate (tie)

Average daily case rate: 97.1 per 100,000 residents

36. Taunton (tie) 

Average daily case rate: 97.1 per 100,000 residents

39. Holbrook

Average daily case rate: 97 per 100,000 residents

40. Braintree

Average daily case rate: 96.8 per 100,000 residents

40. Holyoke (tie)

Average daily case rate: 96.8 per 100,000 residents

42. Westport

Average daily case rate: 96.4 per 100,000 residents

43. Middleton

Average daily case rate: 95.9 per 100,000 residents

44. Winthrop

Average daily case rate: 95.4 per 100,000 residents

45. Rockland

Average daily case rate: 94.8 per 100,000 residents

46. Raynham

Average daily case rate: 94.5 per 100,000 residents

47. Fitchburg

Average daily case rate: 94.3 per 100,000 residents

48. Marshfield

Average daily case rate: 93.7 per 100,000 residents

48. Paxton (tie)

Average daily case rate: 93.7 per 100,000 residents

50. Mattapoisett

Average daily case rate: 93.5 per 100,000 residents

51. Marlborough

Average daily case rate: 93 per 100,000 residents

52. Wilmington

Average daily case rate: 92.9 per 100,000 residents

53. Salem

Average daily case rate: 92.8 per 100,000 residents

54. Worcester

Average daily case rate: 92.4 per 100,000 residents

55. East Brookfield

Average daily case rate: 92.3 per 100,000 residents

56. Woburn

Average daily case rate: 91.9 per 100,000 residents

57. Stoughton

Average daily case rate: 91.1 per 100,000 residents

58. Webster

Average daily case rate: 90.6 per 100,000 residents

59. Chicopee

Average daily case rate: 90.3 per 100,000 residents

60. Marion

Average daily case rate: 90.1 per 100,000 residents

61. Edgartown

Average daily case rate: 89.2 per 100,000 residents

61. Sturbridge (tie)

Average daily case rate: 89.2 per 100,000 residents

63. Holden

Average daily case rate: 89.1 per 100,000 residents

64. Leicester

Average daily case rate: 88.8 per 100,000 residents

65. West Brookfield

Average daily case rate: 88.7 per 100,000 residents

66. Ashburnham

Average daily case rate: 88.6 per 100,000 residents

67. Wilbraham

Average daily case rate: 88.5 per 100,000 residents

68. Brockton

Average daily case rate: 88.3 per 100,000 residents

68. Dighton (tie)

Average daily case rate: 88.3 per 100,000 residents

68. Pembroke (tie)

Average daily case rate: 88.3 per 100,000 residents

71. Malden

Average daily case rate: 88.1 per 100,000 residents

72. Lowell

Average daily case rate: 88 per 100,000 residents

73. Abington

Average daily case rate: 87.8 per 100,000 residents

74. Dracut

Average daily case rate: 87.3 per 100,000 residents

75. Swampscott

Average daily case rate: 87.1 per 100,000 residents

75. Templeton (tie)

Average daily case rate: 87.1 per 100,000 residents

77. Danvers

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Average daily case rate: 86.2 per 100,000 residents

77. Millbury (tie)

Average daily case rate: 86.2 per 100,000 residents

79. Nahant

Average daily case rate: 86.1 per 100,000 residents

80. Spencer

Average daily case rate: 85.9 per 100,000 residents

81. Great Barrington

Average daily case rate: 85 per 100,000 residents

82. Wakefield

Average daily case rate: 84.8 per 100,000 residents

83.Westminster

Average daily case rate: 84 per 100,000 residents

84. Groveland

Average daily case rate: 83.5 per 100,000 residents

85. Shrewsbury

Average daily case rate: 83.2 per 100,000 residents

86. Easton

Average daily case rate: 83 per 100,000 residents

87. Cheshire

Average daily case rate: 82.7 per 100,000 residents

88. Beverly

Average daily case rate: 82.6 per 100,000 residents

89. Hanover

Average daily case rate: 81 per 100,000 residents

90. Hull

Average daily case rate: 80.9 per 100,000 residents

91. Southampton

Average daily case rate: 80.7 per 100,000 residents

92. Plymouth

Average daily case rate: 80.6 per 100,000 residents

93. Canton

Average daily case rate: 80.5 per 100,000 residents

94. Tisbury

Average daily case rate: 80.4 per 100,000 residents

95. Billerica

Average daily case rate: 79.8 per 100,000 residents

96. Auburn

Average daily case rate: 79.3 per 100,000 residents

97. Reading

Average daily case rate: 79 per 100,000 residents

98. Brimfield

Average daily case rate: 78.6 per 100,000 residents

99. Milton

Average daily case rate: 78.3 per 100,000 residents

99. Salisbury (tie)

Average daily case rate: 78.3 per 100,000 residents

101. Hudson

Average daily case rate: 78 per 100,000 residents

102. Hamilton

Average daily case rate: 77.5 per 100,000 residents

103. Oxford

Average daily case rate: 77.4 per 100,000 residents

104. West Springfield

Average daily case rate: 77.2 per 100,000 residents

105. Seekonk

Average daily case rate: 76.5 per 100,000 residents

106. Berlin

Average daily case rate: 75.3 per 100,000 residents

107. Ashland

Average daily case rate: 75.1 per 100,000 residents

108. Medford

Average daily case rate: 74.6 per 100,000 residents

109. Sterling

Average daily case rate: 74.5 per 100,000 residents

110. Northborough

Average daily case rate: 74.3 per 100,000 residents

110. Winchendon (tie)

Average daily case rate: 74.3 per 100,000 residents

112.Rehoboth

Average daily case rate: 74.2 per 100,000 residents

113. Lynnfield

Average daily case rate: 73.9 per 100,000 residents

114. Charlton

Average daily case rate: 73.6 per 100,000 residents

115. Lakeville

Average daily case rate: 73.5 per 100,000 residents 

116. East Longmeadow

Average daily case rate: 73.1 per 100,000 residents

116. North Andover (tie)

Average daily case rate: 73.1 per 100,000 residents

118. Walpole

Average daily case rate: 72.9 per 100,000 residents

119. Boston

Average daily case rate: 72.4 per 100,000 residents

120. Easthampton

Average daily case rate: 72.3 per 100,000 residents

121. Agawam

Average daily case rate: 72.2 per 100,000 residents

122. Dedham

Average daily case rate: 71.5 per 100,000 residents

122. Monson (tie)

Average daily case rate: 71.5 per 100,000 residents

124. Palmer

Average daily case rate: 71.3 per 100,000 residents

125. East Bridgewater

Average daily case rate: 71.1 per 100,000 residents

126. Duxbury

Average daily case rate: 70.9 per 100,000 residents

126. Gloucester (tie)

Average daily case rate: 70.9 per 100,000 residents

126. Milford (tie)

Average daily case rate: 70.9 per 100,000 residents

129. Hingham

Average daily case rate: 70.8 per 100,000 residents

130. Westfield

Average daily case rate: 69.4 per 100,000 residents

131. Middleborough

Average daily case rate: 69.3 per 100,000 residents

132. Westwood

Average daily case rate: 69 per 100,000 residents

133. Norwood

Average daily case rate: 68.9 per 100,000 residents

134. Dudley

Average daily case rate: 68.7 per 100,000 residents

135. Foxborough

Average daily case rate: 68.3 per 100,000 residents

135. Hanson (tie)

Average daily case rate: 68.3 per 100,000 residents

137. Rowley

Average daily case rate: 68.2 per 100,000 residents

138. North Brookfield

Average daily case rate: 67.9 per 100,000 residents

139. Framingham

Average daily case rate: 67.5 per 100,000 residents

140. Boxford

Average daily case rate: 67.3 per 100,000 residents

141. Wrentham

Average daily case rate: 67.2 per 100,000 residents

142. Waltham

Average daily case rate: 66.9 per 100,000 residents

143. Boylston

Average daily case rate: 66.8 per 100,000 residents

143. Burlington (tie)

Average daily case rate: 66.8 per 100,000 residents

145. Lunenberg

Average daily case rate: 66.5 per 100,000 residents

146. Merrimac

Average daily case rate: 66.3 per 100,000 residents

147. Ware

Average daily case rate: 66.1 per 100,000 residents

148. Andover

Average daily case rate: 65.6 per 100,000 residents

149. Norwell

Average daily case rate: 65.3 per 100,000 residents

149. Whitman (tie)

Average daily case rate: 65.3 per 100,000 residents

151. Athol

Average daily case rate: 65 per 100,000 residents

152. Lee

Average daily case rate: 64.9 per 100,000 residents

153. North Reading

Average daily case rate: 64.8 per 100,000 residents

154. Barnstable

Average daily case rate: 64.5 per 100,000 residents

155. Hampden

Average daily case rate: 64.2 per 100,000 residents

156. Hatfield

Average daily case rate: 64 per 100,000 residents

156. Quincy (tie)

Average daily case rate: 64 per 100,000 residents

158. Brookfield

Average daily case rate: 63.9 per 100,000 residents

159. Mansfield

Average daily case rate: 63.5 per 100,000 residents

160. Tyngsborough

Average daily case rate: 63.2 per 100,000 residents

161. Cohasset

Average daily case rate: 63.1 per 100,000 residents

162. Shirley

Average daily case rate: 62.8 per 100,000 residents

163. Sandwich

Average daily case rate: 62.4 per 100,000 residents

164. Pittsfield

Average daily case rate: 62.1 per 100,000 residents

164. Chelmsford (tie) 

Average daily case rate: 61.2 per 100,000 residents

166. Lancaster

Average daily case rate: 60.7 per 100,000 residents

167. Wenham

Average daily case rate: 60.4 per 100,000 residents

168. Amesbury

Average daily case rate: 60.2 per 100,000 residents

169. Sutton

Average daily case rate: 59.8 per 100,000 residents

170. Marblehead

Average daily case rate: 59.7 per 100,000 residents

171. Carver

Average daily case rate: 59.5 per 100,000 residents

172. Rutland

Average daily case rate: 58.8 per 100,000 residents

173. Dalton

Average daily case rate: 58.5 per 100,000 residents

174. Millis

Average daily case rate: 58.1 per 100,000 residents

175. Townsend

Average daily case rate: 58 per 100,000 residents

176. Somerville

Average daily case rate: 57.9 per 100,000 residents

177. North Attleborough

Average daily case rate: 57.7 per 100,000 residents

178. Attleboro

Average daily case rate: 57.3 per 100,000 residents

179. Maynard

Average daily case rate: 57 per 100,000 residents

180. Topsfield

Average daily case rate: 56.9 per 100,000 residents

181. Wareham

Average daily case rate: 56.1 per 100,000 residents

182. Ipswich

Average daily case rate: 55.9 per 100,000 residents

183. Sunderland

Average daily case rate: 55.7 per 100,000 residents

184. Plainville

Average daily case rate: 55.1 per 100,000 residents

185. Sherborn

Average daily case rate: 54.9 per 100,000 residents

186. Hopedale

Average daily case rate: 54.5 per 100,000 residents

187. Holliston

Average daily case rate: 54.1 per 100,000 residents

188. Georgetown

Average daily case rate: 53.3 per 100,000 residents

188. Longmeadow (tie)

Average daily case rate: 53.3 per 100,000 residents

188. Mashpee (tie)

Average daily case rate: 53.3 per 100,000 residents

191. Southwick

Average daily case rate: 53.2 per 100,000 residents

192. Granby

Average daily case rate: 52.6 per 100,000 residents

192. Norfolk (tie)

Average daily case rate: 52.6 per 100,000 residents

194. Norton

Average daily case rate: 52.4 per 100,000 residents

195. Bourne

Average daily case rate: 52.3 per 100,000 residents

195. Halifax (tie)

Average daily case rate: 52.3 per 100,000 residents

197. Hadley

Average daily case rate: 51.7 per 100,000 residents

197. Millville (tie)

Average daily case rate: 51.7 per 100,000 residents

199. Barre

Average daily case rate: 51.4 per 100,000 residents

199. Blackstone (tie)

Average daily case rate: 51.4 per 100,000 residents

201. Hopkinton

Average daily case rate: 50.6 per 100,000 residents

202. Harwich

Average daily case rate: 50.5 per 100,000 residents

202. Littleton (tie)

Average daily case rate: 50.5 per 100,000 residents

204. South Hadley

Average daily case rate: 49 per 100,000 residents

205. Belchertown

Average daily case rate: 48.9 per 100,000 residents

206. Chatham

Average daily case rate: 46.6 per 100,000 residents

207. Westford

Average daily case rate: 46.1 per 100,000 residents

208. Dennis

Average daily case rate: 45.8 per 100,000 residents

209. Orange

Average daily case rate: 45.7 per 100,000 residents

210. Newbury

Average daily case rate: 45.4 per 100,000 residents

211. Manchester

Average daily case rate: 45.2 per 100,000 residents

212. Warren

Average daily case rate: 44.6 per 100,000 residents

213. Dover

Average daily case rate: 44.5 per 100,000 residents

214. Oak Bluffs

Average daily case rate: 43.9 per 100,000 residents

214. Uxbridge (tie)

Average daily case rate: 43.9 per 100,000 residents

216. Grafton

Average daily case rate: 43.7 per 100,000 residents

217. Bellingham

Average daily case rate: 43.2 per 100,000 residents

218. Medway

Average daily case rate: 42.6 per 100,000 residents

219. Southborough

Average daily case rate: 42.1 per 100,000 residents

220. Yarmouth

Average daily case rate: 41.6 per 100,000 residents

221. Franklin

Average daily case rate: 40.2 per 100,000 residents

222. Adams

Average daily case rate: 39.9 per 100,000 residents

223. Pepperell

Average daily case rate: 38.4 per 100,000 residents

224. Orleans

Average daily case rate: 35.6 per 100,000 residents

225. Douglas

Average daily case rate: 34.6 per 100,000 residents

226. Rockport

Average daily case rate: 34.3 per 100,000 residents

227. Stow

Average daily case rate: 33.5 per 100,000 residents

228. Brewster

Average daily case rate: 28.1 per 100,000 residents

229. Upton

Average daily case rate: 27.2 per 100,000 residents


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