Boston, Massachusetts 2021-06-11 17:02:30 –
Massachusetts health officials confirmed another 121 new COVID cases and eight more deaths on Friday.
The new figures have boosted the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 662,665 and the death toll to 17,574 since the outbreak of the pandemic.
In the latest report, the average 7-day positive test in Massachusetts fell below 0.5% to 0.47%. It used to be over 30%.
The number of patients in Massachusetts hospitals with confirmed cases of COVID-19 has decreased to 150. Of the patients currently hospitalized, 53 are stated to be in the intensive care unit and 25 are intubated.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced at the end of the month that he would make some major changes to his coronavirus-related facial coverings. Here’s what you need to know about when vaccinated and unvaccinated people are still expected to wear masks:
Health officials predicted active COVID-19 cases below 3,000, from 3,191 on Thursday to 2,967 on Friday.
Massachusetts has been vaccinated more than 8.3 million times. The initial dose of Moderna and Pfizer vaccines was 4.3 million, the second dose was approximately 3.7 million, and the single dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine exceeded 262,000.
Health officials reported that as of Friday, 3,934,823 Bay residents were fully vaccinated.
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