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33 confirmed cases, 0 deaths, and 15,438 vaccinations: See today’s new COVID-19 data from Mass.

Medical assistant Angela Prak prepared a vaccine at a Rhode Island vaccination clinic in May.
Medical assistant Angela Prak prepared a vaccine at a Rhode Island vaccination clinic in May.Lane Turner/Globe Staff

The number of coronavirus vaccinations administered in Massachusetts rose by 15,438 to 8,271,500, state officials reported Sunday.

The number of new vaccinations was fewer than on Saturday, when 20,631 were reported.

The total number of shots administered amounted to 87.8 percent of the 9,424,430 doses shipped to providers in the state so far, the Department of Public Health said.

The total shots administered included 4,308,544 first shots and 3,699,033 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 263,923 people who have received Johnson & Johnson’s 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 3,962,956 or about 56 percent of the state’s population.

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 17,000 deaths in the state.

The department also reported 33 new confirmed coronavirus cases Sunday, bringing the state’s total to 662,811. The department reported 0 new confirmed coronavirus deaths, with the state’s total holding at 17,576.

The DPH said 2,695 people were estimated to have active cases of the potentially deadly virus, and 133 confirmed coronavirus patients were in the hospital.

The DPH also reported that 24,980 more tests had been conducted for coronavirus. The total number of tests administered climbed to nearly 23.4 million. New antigen tests had been completed for 2,061 people, bringing that total to 1,372,955.

The DPH reported that the seven-day average rate of positive tests, which is calculated from the total number of tests administered, was at 0.42 percent.


The department said the rate would be 0.58 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.

Lucas Phillips can be reached at lucas.phillips@globe.com.