More Than 50% Of Mass. Residents Are Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported that over 50% of residents in the Commonwealth have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

The state's report on Wednesday showed that more than 3.5 million out of about 7 million residents have had either two of the Moderna or Pfizer shots or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson shot.

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Data released Wednesday indicated that 3,520,075 people in the state are fully vaccinated, with 3,275,933 residents receiving both shots of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine and 244,142 getting the J&J vaccine.

Cambridge-based pharmaceutical company Moderna said Tuesday that their vaccine was 100% effective in preventing COVID in 12-17 year olds after the two week incubation period.

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