according to The Boston Globe. Eighty-nine of those positive cases were among Massachusetts residents, while the others affected people living outside the state or nation.
Surprisingly, the COVID diagnoses affected both the unvaccinated and vaccinated. Town health officials are investigating the "breakthrough" cases, i.e., people who catch COVID after receiving the vaccine.
Breakthrough diagnoses remain very rare, and health officials say symptoms are typically milder for those who contract COVID after getting vaccinated, as opposed to those who have not received any vaccine doses.The Barnstable County Department of Public Health called the increase in cases a "cluster" and will take further actions if it doesn't recede.