Massachusetts on Thursday reported 5,068 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 63 deaths since last week. The Department of Public Health also said Wednesday that 61,183 vaccinations, including booster shots, had been administered in a week.
The state reported Thursday that 650 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19. The seven-day percent positivity was 7.14 percent.
In July, the state announced it would be reducing case, death, and vaccination reporting from five days a week to one day a week.
As of July 11, 2022, the state Department of Public Health releases coronavirus case, death, and hospitalization data once per week, on Thursdays. It also releases vaccination data once per week, on Wednesdays. Below are charts based on recent reports 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.
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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