Massachusetts reports 657 new COVID-19 cases, 5 additional deaths – WCVB Boston

657 new COVID-19 cases, 5 extra deaths reported in Massachusetts
Number of ICU patients listed below 100 for very first time because Nov. 2, 2020

Updated: 5:53 PM EDT May 15, 2021

BOSTON– The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 657 validated COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide overall to 656,344 since the start of the pandemic.State health officials likewise included 5 verified COVID-19-related deaths to the states overall, which is now 17,389.
Saturdays COVID-19 control panel was postponed by more than thirty minutes due to technical issues, according to the DPH.On Friday, the DPH said it was informed of a reporting lag from a large lab which resulted in a lower number of tests and cases being reported that. Those results are included in Saturdays dashboard.So far, about 8.37 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have actually been shipped to Massachusetts, of which about 7.09 million, or 84.8%, have actually been administered. So far, about 3.18 million people in the state are completely vaccinated.An approximated 14,396 cases are active throughout Massachusetts, according to the report, the most affordable mark reported since the metric was presented last fall.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an extra 657 confirmed COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the statewide total to 656,344 considering that the start of the pandemic.State health officials also added five verified COVID-19-related deaths to the states total, which is now 17,389. Saturdays COVID-19 control panel was postponed by more than 30 minutes due to technical problems, according to the DPH.On Friday, the DPH said it was informed of a reporting lag from a big lab which resulted in a lower variety of tests and cases being reported that. Those outcomes are included in Saturdays dashboard.So far, about 8.37 million dosages of COVID-19 vaccine have been delivered to Massachusetts, of which about 7.09 million, or 84.8%, have actually been administered. Far, about 3.18 million people in the state are completely vaccinated.An approximated 14,396 cases are active across Massachusetts, according to the report, the lowest mark reported because the metric was presented last fall. Click here to see a visual take a look at COVID-19 dataLatest town-by-town breakdown launched by state The report said 352 clients with validated coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 97 were reported to be in an extensive care unit.This marks the first time that the variety of COVID-19 patients in ICUs throughout the state has been below 100 since Nov. 2, 2020. In the DPHs weekly report launched on Thursday, six communities remained in the “Red,” or at high threat of COVID-19, below 13 communities last week.The state says there have actually been 624,708 recoveries, according to the most recent weekly report.Massachusetts COVID-19 hospitalizations, fatalitiesmassachusetts and cases vaccination progressNew information is normally published daily around 5 p.m. and weekly reports are normally launched on Thursdays, also around 5 p.m.

The report stated 352 clients with validated coronavirus cases were hospitalized in Massachusetts, of which 97 were reported to be in an intensive care unit.This marks the first time that the variety of COVID-19 patients in ICUs throughout the state has been below 100 because Nov. 2, 2020. In the DPHs weekly report released on Thursday, 6 neighborhoods remained in the “Red,” or at high threat of COVID-19, down from 13 communities last week.The state says there have been 624,708 recoveries, according to the most recent weekly report.Massachusetts COVID-19 fatalitiesmassachusetts, hospitalizations and cases vaccination progressNew information is normally released daily around 5 p.m. and weekly reports are typically launched on Thursdays, also around 5 p.m.