2,292 new COVID-19 cases, 21 additional deaths reported in Massachusetts

Updated: 5:04 PM EDT Apr 7, 2021

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 2,292 confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 611,825 since the start of the pandemic. State health officials also added 21 confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the state’s total, which is now 17,014. So far, a total of 4.91 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been shipped to Massachusetts, of which 83.8% have been administered. So far, 1.57 million people in the state are fully vaccinated.An estimated 35,075 cases are active across Massachusetts, according to the report.Click here to see a graphical look at COVID-19 dataLatest town-by-town breakdown released by stateThe report said 755 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 179 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.In the DPH’s weekly report released on Thursday, 55 communities were in the “Red,” or at high risk of COVID-19, up from 32 communities the week before.State health officials say there have been 549,422 recoveries, according to the latest weekly report.Massachusetts COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and fatalitiesMassachusetts vaccination progressNew data is typically published daily around 5 p.m. and weekly reports are typically released on Thursdays, also around 5 p.m.

BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 2,292 confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 611,825 since the start of the pandemic. State health officials also added 21 confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the state’s total, which is now 17,014.
So far, a total of 4.91 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been shipped to Massachusetts, of which 83.8% have been administered. So far, 1.57 million people in the state are fully vaccinated.An estimated 35,075 cases are active across Massachusetts, according to the report.The report said 755 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 179 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.In the DPH’s weekly report released on Thursday, 55 communities were in the “Red,” or at high risk of COVID-19, up from 32 communities the week before.State health officials say there have been 549,422 recoveries, according to the latest weekly report.Massachusetts COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and fatalitiesMassachusetts vaccination progressNew data is typically published daily around 5 p.m. and weekly reports are typically released on Thursdays, also around 5 p.m.