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1,640 new COVID-19 cases, 44 additional deaths reported in Mass. – WCVB Boston

1,640 new COVID-19 cases, 44 additional deaths reported in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 1,640 confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 572,278 since the start of the pandemic. State health officials also added 44 confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the state’s total, which is now 16,399. As of Wednesday, a total of 3,095,810 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been shipped to the state, of which 2,671,928 — or 86.3% — have been administered. So far, 972,103 people are fully vaccinated in Massachusetts.An estimated 25,397 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 620 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 158 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.State health officials say there have been 520,083 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 1,640 confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 572,278 since the start of the pandemic.

State health officials also added 44 confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the state’s total, which is now 16,399.

As of Wednesday, a total of 3,095,810 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been shipped to the state, of which 2,671,928 — or 86.3% — have been administered. So far, 972,103 people are fully vaccinated in Massachusetts.

An estimated 25,397 cases are active across Massachusetts, according to the report.

The report said 620 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 158 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.

State health officials say there have been 520,083 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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