fb-pixel Skip to main content

41 confirmed cases, 2 deaths, and 7,920 vaccinations. See today’s COVID-19 data from Mass.

Ludlow Firefighter Jan Thornton administered the Moderna vaccine to Janet Costa of Monson at a COVID-19 vaccination site in Palmer.
Ludlow Firefighter Jan Thornton administered the Moderna vaccine to Janet Costa of Monson at a COVID-19 vaccination site in Palmer.Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff

The number of coronavirus vaccinations administered in Massachusetts rose by 7,920 to 8,591,141, state officials reported Monday.

The number of new vaccinations was fewer than on Sunday, when 36,410 were reported.

The total number of shots administered amounted to 89.5 percent of the 9,600,500 doses shipped to providers in the state so far, the Department of Public Health said.

The total shots administered included 4,401,747 first shots and 3,914,750 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 274,644 people who have received Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine.

Advertisement



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 4,189,394.

The department, in a separate report, reported 41 new confirmed coronavirus cases Monday, bringing the state’s total to 663,666. The department also reported two new confirmed coronavirus deaths, bringing the state’s total to 17,628.

The DPH said 1,422 people were estimated to have active cases of the potentially deadly virus, and 95 confirmed coronavirus patients were in the hospital.

The DPH also reported that 13,665 more tests had been conducted for the coronavirus. The total number of tests administered climbed to more than 23.7 million. New antigen tests had been completed for 1,615 people, bringing that total to 1,411,942.

The DPH reported that the seven-day average rate of positive tests, which is calculated from the total number of tests administered, was at .29 percent.


Amanda Kaufman can be reached at amanda.kaufman@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @amandakauf1.