COVID-19 by the numbers

Almost 2 million people recovered from COVID-19 over the past week worldwide based on data from various sources taken Oct. 22.

The number of infections in the United States increased by 4% since last week. Globally, that number increased by 3%.

Framingham State University administered 763 tests within the past week, and 3,508 tests within the past 30 days, according to the COVID-19 data page on the FSU website.

Six positive tests were returned in the past week, according to the page. The 7-day negative test rate is 99.2%.

One individual is isolated on campus, and five are isolated off campus. Eighteen people are quarantined on campus, and 12 are quarantined off campus.

A total of 3,474 negative, and 7 positive results, were returned in the past 30 days. The 30-day negative test rate is 99.80%.

Around 3.9% of Framingham residents tested positive for COVID-19. There were 85 new infections, 57 new recoveries, and zero new deaths reported since Oct. 30.

The number of people infected increased by 28, or 1.1%, since last week.

Just over 52% of those who contracted the virus remain infected. Over 45% have recovered and about 2.9% have died.

The overall death rate from COVID-19 in Framingham is just over 0.2%.

About 2.3% of Massachusetts residents tested positive for COVID-19. There were 8,439 new infections, 4,201 new recoveries, and 136 new deaths since Oct. 30.

The number of people infected increased by 4,102, or 2.7%, since last week.

Almost 54% of those who contracted the virus remain infected. Just under 43% have recovered, and approximately 3.3% have died.

The overall death rate from COVID-19 in Massachusetts is under 0.15%.

Almost 2.9% of United States residents tested positive for COVID-19. There were 598,085 new infections, 225,397 new recoveries, and 5,355 new deaths since Oct. 30.

The number of people infected grew by 358,343, or 4.0%, since last week.

Slightly over 70% of those who contracted the virus remain infected. Approximately 28% of the population has recovered, and approximately 1.7% have died.

The overall death rate from COVID-19 in the United States is 0.07%.

Globally, around 0.6% of the population has tested positive for COVID-19. There were 3,285,974 new infections, 1,940,621 new recoveries, and 45,680 new deaths since Oct. 30.

The number of people infected grew by 1,340,793, or 3.0%, since last week.

Of those who contracted the virus, 59% remain infected. Recoveries are just under 40%, and approximately 1.5% have died.

The overall death rate from COVID-19 globally is 0.02%.

Data sources:

Framingham State University

City of Framingham

Massachusetts population: United States Census Bureau – QuickFacts Massachusetts

US and World population: United States Census Bureau – US and World Population Clock

Massachusetts data: WCVB, MA DPH

US data: CDC, New York Times

Recovery data: Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

World data: WHO, Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

*Calculations for new infections, recoveries, deaths, and infected population size change are made using both data from this week and last week’s data published in The Gatepost.