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1,577 confirmed cases, 29 deaths, and 63,372 vaccinations: See today’s new COVID-19 data from Mass.

Amanda McLaughlin, a teacher at the South River Elementary School in Marshfield, got the COVID-19 vaccine shot this week from Chris Bradley, a Marshfield firefighter paramedic, at a drive-through clinic in the town.
Amanda McLaughlin, a teacher at the South River Elementary School in Marshfield, got the COVID-19 vaccine shot this week from Chris Bradley, a Marshfield firefighter paramedic, at a drive-through clinic in the town.David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

The number of coronavirus vaccinations administered in Massachusetts rose by 63,372 to 2,416,780, state officials reported Friday.

The number of new vaccinations was slightly smaller than on Thursday, when 64,475 were reported.

The total number of shots administered amounted to around 86.2 percent of the 2,804,850 doses shipped to providers in the state so far, the Department of Public Health said.

The total shots administered included 1,563,347 first shots and 803,231 second shots of the two-shot vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna. It also included 50,202 shots of the Johnson & Johnson one-shot vaccine.

The number of people fully vaccinated — with either two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines or one shot of the Johnson & Johnson — rose to 853,433.

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Massachusetts is in the midst of a high-stakes campaign to vaccinate 4.1 million adults in an effort to bring an end to a pandemic that has sickened hundreds of thousands and caused more than 16,000 deaths in the state.


The department, in a separate report, announced 1,577 new confirmed coronavirus cases, bringing the state’s total to 565,560. The department also reported 29 new confirmed coronavirus deaths, bringing the state’s total to 16,247.

The DPH said 25,858 people were estimated to have active cases of the potentially deadly virus, and 641 confirmed coronavirus patients were in the hospital.

The DPH also reported that 99,912 more tests had been conducted for coronavirus. The total number of tests administered climbed to more than 17.2 million. New antigen tests had been completed for 3,183 people, bringing that total to 594,282.

The DPH reported that the seven-day average rate of positive tests, which is calculated from the total number of tests administered, was at 1.77 percent.

The department said the rate would be 3.1 percent if the effect of college testing programs — in which asymptomatic people can be tested repeatedly in an effort to rapidly identify new cases — is factored out.

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Martin Finucane can be reached at martin.finucane@globe.com.