Vaccine doses given surpasses 8.1 million (All)

Businesses here in the Berkshires and across the state are starting to open up again now that covid restrictions have been lifted.

More than 8.1 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Massachusetts as of Monday. That includes more than 4.2 million first doses and nearly 3.6 million second doses of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines.

Newly reported cases: 89

Total confirmed cases: 662,243

Estimated active cases: 4,195

Newly reported deaths: 4

Total confirmed deaths: 17,552

Newly reported tests: 16,421

Total tests: 23,181,552

Percent positivity (seven-day average): 0.53%

Hospitalized patients: 181

ICU patients: 65

Intubated patients: 35

Average age of hospitalized patients: 58

More than 255 million COVID vaccines have been delivered in the United States. Getting vaccinated will protect yourself and your loved ones. Getting vaccinated will save lives and protect your community.

The Commonwealth is offering Massachusetts organizations the option to easily vaccinate groups. Mobile vaccination services are available for employers, schools, community organizations, priority populations, and other groups.

If your organization is interested in mobile vaccination services, please use this form, mass.gov/mobilevaccineform, to submit a request.

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There have been nearly 258,000 doses of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine administered. More than 3.8 million people have been fully immunized, according to state health officials. The number of new daily cases of COVID-19 fell below 100 Monday while the number of newly confirmed coronavirus deaths in Massachusetts rose by four. There was a total of about 180 people currently hospitalized.

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