BOSTON (WHDH) - Massachusetts health officials on Monday reported 1,184 new COVID-19 cases and 21 additional deaths as the statewide positivity rate ticked up slightly.
Since the state began tracking coronavirus metrics, there have been 763,859 total confirmed COVID-19 cases and 18,293 deaths.
There are currently 584 people hospitalized due to the virus and 166 people in the intensive care unit.
The seven-day positivity rate now sits at 1.79 percent, up from a rate of 1.69 percent that was reported Monday.
The majority of the new confirmed cases in recent weeks have been among people between the ages of 20 and 59.
Health officials on Tuesday also reported reported 3,741 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases and 46 additional deaths among fully vaccinated residents.
Most of Massachusetts remains high-risk for COVID-19 transmission, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The number of fully vaccinated people across the state currently sits at 4,646,313, public health data shows.
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