Massachusetts on Friday reported 1,727 new confirmed coronavirus cases and said 7,881 vaccinations, including booster shots, had been administered. The Department of Public Health also reported 10 deaths.
The state reported that 481 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19. The seven-day percent positivity was 5.78 percent.
Below are charts based on daily and weekly reports from the state that show how Massachusetts is doing in the battle against the coronavirus. The graphics take a state- and county-level view. You can find a town-by-town breakdown here. You can also find charts here that lay out how many vaccines have been distributed in Massachusetts, and to whom.
As of July 2021, the state Department of Public Health releases coronavirus case, death, and hospitalization data each weekday and no longer releases data on weekends.
As of May 19, 2022, this resource has been updated to better highlight data that are most relevant in the current phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some graphics have been discontinued.
The following derive from data included in the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s weekly coronavirus public health dashboard. Data on breakthrough cases will be released each Tuesday. The rest of the dashboard is released on Thursday each week.
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