1,495 COVID-19 cases, 52 additional deaths reported in Mass. – WCVB Boston

1,495 COVID-19 cases, 52 extra deaths reported in Massachusetts

Updated: 5:03 PM EST Mar 6, 2021

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an extra 1,495 confirmed COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide overall to 557,802 given that the start of the pandemic. State health authorities also added 52 validated COVID-19-related deaths to the states overall, which is now 16,044. As of Saturday, an overall of 2,428,550 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have actually been shipped to the state, of which 2,005,800– or 85.2%– have been administered. So far, 679,369 people are totally immunized in Massachusetts.An estimated 27,190 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 state The report stated 687 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 176 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.In the DPHs weekly report launched on Thursday, 19 communities remained in the “Red,” or at high threat of COVID-19, down from 28 communities the week before.The state says there have been 508,745 recoveries, according to the newest weekly report.Massachusetts COVID-19 cases, fatalitiesmassachusetts and hospitalizations vaccination progressNew data is typically released daily around 5 p.m. and weekly reports are typically launched on Thursdays, likewise around 5 p.m

. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 1,495 confirmed COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 557,802 given that the start of the pandemic. State health officials also added 52 confirmed COVID-19-related deaths to the states overall, which is now 16,044.
As of Saturday, an overall of 2,428,550 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have actually been delivered to the state, of which 2,005,800– or 85.2%– have actually been administered. So far, 679,369 people are fully immunized in Massachusetts.An estimated 27,190 cases are active throughout Massachusetts, according to the report.The report said 687 patients with confirmed coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 176 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.In the DPHs weekly report released on Thursday, 19 neighborhoods remained in the “Red,” or at high danger of COVID-19, down from 28 communities the week before.The state says there have actually been 508,745 recoveries, according to the most recent weekly report.Massachusetts COVID-19 cases, fatalitiesmassachusetts and hospitalizations vaccination progressNew data is generally published daily around 5 p.m. and weekly reports are generally launched on Thursdays, also around 5 p.m.