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1,386 new COVID-19 cases, 12 additional deaths reported in Mass. – WCVB Boston

1,386 new COVID-19 cases, 12 additional deaths reported in Massachusetts

Estimate of active cases below 30,000 for first time since March 27

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 1,386 confirmed COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 639,314 since the start of the pandemic.State health officials also added 12 confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the state’s total, which is now 17,193.So far, about 6.62 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been shipped to Massachusetts, of which 84.7% have been administered. So far, about 2.28 million people in the state are fully vaccinated. An estimated 29,717 cases are active across Massachusetts, according to the report. Saturday marks the first time the state’s active COVID-19 case estimate is below 30,000 since March 27.Click here to see a graphical look at COVID-19 dataLatest town-by-town breakdown released by stateThe report said 633 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 144 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.In the DPH’s weekly report released on Thursday, 48 communities were in the “Red,” or at high risk of COVID-19, down from 59 communities last week.The state says there have been 585,760 recoveries, according to the latest weekly report.Massachusetts COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and fatalitiesMassachusetts vaccination progressNew data is typically published daily around 5 p.m. and weekly reports are typically released on Thursdays, also around 5 p.m.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 1,386 confirmed COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 639,314 since the start of the pandemic.

State health officials also added 12 confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the state’s total, which is now 17,193.

So far, about 6.62 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been shipped to Massachusetts, of which 84.7% have been administered. So far, about 2.28 million people in the state are fully vaccinated.

An estimated 29,717 cases are active across Massachusetts, according to the report. Saturday marks the first time the state’s active COVID-19 case estimate is below 30,000 since March 27.

The report said 633 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 144 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.

In the DPH’s weekly report released on Thursday, 48 communities were in the “Red,” or at high risk of COVID-19, down from 59 communities last week.

The state says there have been 585,760 recoveries, according to the latest weekly report.


Massachusetts COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and fatalities

Massachusetts vaccination progress

New data is typically published daily around 5 p.m. and weekly reports are typically released on Thursdays, also around 5 p.m.

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