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Mass. health officials report 1,453 new COVID-19 cases, 24 additional deaths as positivity rate ticks up to 2.3 percent – Boston News, Weather, Sports – Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts 2021-09-14 17:14:53 –

Boston (WHDH)-Massachusetts Health Authority Tuesday report A slight increase in state-wide positive rates resulted in 1,453 new COVID-19 cases and 24 additional deaths.

A total of 731,564 COVID-19 cases have been identified and 18,015 have died since the state began tracking coronavirus metrics.

Currently, there are 716 hospitalized for the virus and 172 in the intensive care unit.

The 7-day positive rate went from 2.22% reported on Monday to 2.28%.

The majority of new cases identified in the last few weeks have occurred among people between the ages of 20 and 59.

Monday health officials also reported 3,919 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases and 32 additional deaths Among fully vaccinated residents.

Almost overall condition The risk of COVID-19 infection remains highAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The number of fully vaccinated people throughout the state is currently 4,534,825, Public health data shows.

(Copyright (c) 2021 State Capitol News Agency.

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