Massachusetts reported far fewer coronavirus circumstances within the week ending Sunday, including 13,088 new circumstances. That is down 19.9% from the earlier week’s toll of 16,337 new circumstances of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Massachusetts ranked 13th among the many states the place coronavirus was spreading the quickest on a per-person foundation, a USA TODAY Community evaluation of Johns Hopkins College information exhibits. Within the newest week the USA added 472,154 reported circumstances of coronavirus, a lower of three.4% from the week earlier than. Throughout the nation, 21 states had extra circumstances within the newest week than they did within the week earlier than.
Many states didn’t report circumstances on Easter. Delayed reporting from the vacation will make some state-to-state comparisons inaccurate, and in addition some in-state week-to-week comparisons inaccurate.
Throughout Massachusetts, circumstances fell in 12 counties, with the most effective declines in Middlesex, Suffolk and Essex counties.
Massachusetts ranked fourth amongst states in share of individuals receiving at the very least one shot, with 48.4% of its residents at the very least partially vaccinated. The nationwide charge is 39.5%, a USA TODAY evaluation of CDC information exhibits.
Within the week ending Sunday, Massachusetts reported administering one other 600,736 vaccine doses, in comparison with 601,445 the week earlier than that. In all, Massachusetts reported it has administered 5,170,513 doses.
Inside Massachusetts, the worst weekly outbreaks on a per-person foundation have been in Hampden, Bristol and Essex counties. Including probably the most new circumstances total have been Middlesex County, with 2,430 circumstances; Essex County, with 1,464 circumstances; and Suffolk County, with 1,431.
In Massachusetts, 75 folks have been reported useless of COVID-19 within the week ending Sunday. Within the week earlier than that, 106 folks have been reported useless.
A complete of 672,657 folks in Massachusetts have examined constructive for the coronavirus because the pandemic started, and 17,462 folks have died from the illness, Johns Hopkins College information exhibits. In the USA 31,670,031 folks have examined constructive and 567,217 folks have died.
Notice: For Massachusetts, Johns Hopkins College studies information in a mixed well being division for Dukes and Nantucket counties. These two counties might seem with none circumstances, and this may skew rankings of counties.
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