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1,577 COVID-19 cases, 29 additional deaths reported in Massachusetts – WCVB Boston

1,577 COVID-19 cases, 29 additional deaths reported in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 1,577 confirmed COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the statewide total to 565,560 since the start of the pandemic. State health officials also added 29 confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the state’s total, which is now 16,247.As of Friday, a total of 2,804,850 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been shipped to the state, of which 2,416,780 — or 86.2% — have been administered. So far, 853,433 people are fully vaccinated in Massachusetts.An estimated 25,858 cases are active across Massachusetts, according to the report.Click here to see a graphical look at COVID-19 dataLatest town-by-town breakdown released by state The report said 641 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 170 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.In the DPH’s weekly report released on Thursday, 14 communities were in the “Red,” or at high risk of COVID-19, down from 19 communities the week before.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 1,577 confirmed COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the statewide total to 565,560 since the start of the pandemic.

State health officials also added 29 confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the state’s total, which is now 16,247.

As of Friday, a total of 2,804,850 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been shipped to the state, of which 2,416,780 — or 86.2% — have been administered. So far, 853,433 people are fully vaccinated in Massachusetts.

An estimated 25,858 cases are active across Massachusetts, according to the report.

The report said 641 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 170 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.

In the DPH’s weekly report released on Thursday, 14 communities were in the “Red,” or at high risk of COVID-19, down from 19 communities the week before.


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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