Boston, Massachusetts 2021-05-18 17:00:19 –
Massachusetts health officials reported an additional 359 confirmed COVID cases and six more deaths on Monday.
Massachusetts health officials have announced less than 1,000 new cases of coronavirus for the 12th consecutive day. The new figures have boosted the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 657,478 and the death toll to 17,419 since the outbreak of the pandemic.
On Tuesday, the seven-day average of Massachusetts positive tests rose to 1.06%. Reached 1% on Sunday..
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:
The number of patients in Massachusetts hospitals with confirmed cases of COVID-19 has decreased to 326. Of the patients currently hospitalized, 93 are stated to be in the intensive care unit and 54 have been intubated.
Health officials’ predictions of active COVID-19 cases fell again from 13,827 on Tuesday Monday to 12,701.
As of Tuesday, Massachusetts has received more than 7.2 million COVID-19 vaccines. This includes approximately 4 million initial doses and over 3 million Moderna and Pfizer vaccines. The Johnson & Johnson one-shot vaccine has been given over 233,000 times.
Health officials reported that as of Tuesday, 3,243,160 Bay residents were fully vaccinated. Governor Charlie Baker aims to reach 4.1 million fully vaccinated by early June.
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