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Mass. health officials report 1,583 new COVID-19 cases, 16 additional deaths – Boston News, Weather, Sports – Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts 2021-10-08 17:05:51 –

Boston (WHDH)-Massachusetts Health Authority on Friday report 1,583 new COVID-19 cases and 16 additional deaths due to a slight decrease in state-wide positive rates.

Since the state began tracking coronavirus metrics, a total of 768,466 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18,358 deaths.

Currently, 562 people are hospitalized for the virus and 147 are hospitalized in the intensive care unit.

From the 1.84 percent rate reported on Thursday, the 7-day positive rate is now at 1.80 percent.

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

Tuesday health officials also reported 3,741 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases and 46 additional deaths among fully vaccinated residents..

Most of Massachusetts 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 4,656,806, Public health data shows.

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