BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Massachusetts had fully vaccinated more than a quarter of its population against COVID-19 on Saturday.
The state's Department of Public Health reported that 1,727,001 people had been fully vaccinated in the state as of Saturday. That figure is just over 25% of the state's population, which the U.S. Census Department estimates is about 6,892,503.
Around 39% of the state has received at least one dose of one of the two dose vaccines, and more than 4.4 million vaccine doses have been administered in total.
COVID-19 cases in the state have stayed relatively high but the trend is generally flat, with 2,107 cases and 3 new deaths reported in the latest 24-hour reporting period.
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