Monthly case counts are based on specimen collection date for COVID-19 PCR Test that resulted in a confirmed positive case. This is different from the methodology for the daily dashboard, which is based on "active confirmed cases".
Winchester Residents positive cases:
DATA AVAILABLE AS OF JULY 26, 2021:
This chart will be updated monthly during the summer (next update is August 31st)
A person is an “active confirmed case” if they had a positive molecular test (PCR) as defined by the MDPH and they are currently infectious and in isolation.
A person is counted as a “confirmed case” of COVID-19 if they have a positive molecular test (PCR) as defined by MDPH. This number includes active confirmed cases.
The above data been compiled by the Winchester Health department, with data from the Massachusetts Virtual Epidemiological Network (MAVEN). Numbers are based on the most current available data, which is subject to change. Discrepancies with state reporting are possible due to timing of data availability. State reporting can be found here