BOSTON (WHDH) - Massachusetts health officials on Tuesday reported 2,650 new COVID-19 cases and 20 additional deaths as the statewide positivity rate ticked up again.
Since the state began tracking coronavirus metrics, there have been 823,800 total confirmed COVID-19 cases and 18,826 deaths.
There are currently 642 people hospitalized due to the virus and 124 people in the intensive care unit.
The seven-day positivity rate now sits at 2.84 percent, up from a rate of 2.61 percent that was reported on Tuesday.
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 reported more than 5,300 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases and 41 additional deaths among vaccinated residents.
The number of fully vaccinated people across the state currently sits at 4,816,593, public health data shows.
A total of 832,629 booster shot have also been administered.
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