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Mass. reports 7 new COVID-19 deaths, 1,265 cases, 69,990 vaccinations Sunday

Navy medical doctors, nurses, and corpsmen from Virginia administered vaccine doses at the Hynes Convention Center earlier this month.
Navy medical doctors, nurses, and corpsmen from Virginia administered vaccine doses at the Hynes Convention Center earlier this month.John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

The number of coronavirus vaccinations administered in Massachusetts rose by 69,990 to 5,079,602, state officials reported Sunday.

The number of new vaccinations was fewer than on Saturday, when 88,032 were reported.

The total number of shots administered amounted to 86 percent of the 5,908,220 doses shipped to providers in the state so far, the Department of Public Health said.

The total shots administered included 3,041,808 first shots and 1,835,912 second shots. Those who have gotten their second shot of the currently approved two-dose vaccines are considered fully vaccinated.

The state reported a total of 201,882 people who have received Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine.

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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 2,037,794.

The health department also reported 1,265 new confirmed coronavirus cases Sunday, bringing the state’s total to 631,471. The department also reported seven new confirmed coronavirus deaths, bringing the state’s total to 17,117.

The DPH said 34,553 people were estimated to have active cases of the potentially deadly virus, and 701 confirmed coronavirus patients were in the hospital.

The DPH also reported that 79,078 more tests had been conducted for coronavirus. The total number of tests administered climbed to more than 20.4 million. New antigen tests had been completed for 2,069 people, bringing that total to 704,666.

The DPH reported that the seven-day average rate of positive tests, which is calculated from the total number of tests administered, was at 1.97 percent.

The department said the rate would be 3.42 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.

To take a deeper dive into the state’s coronavirus statistics click here.

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John Hilliard can be reached at john.hilliard@globe.com.