Greater than 35,000 given COVID-19 vaccine in Massachusetts thus far, DPH experiences


BOSTON (WWLP) – At the very least 30,000 individuals in Massachusetts have obtained the primary dose of a COVID-19 vaccine thus far, based on a Weekly COVID-19 Vaccination Report launched by the Division of Public Well being. 

The report, which will likely be launched each Thursday together with the state’s every day and weekly COVID-19 updates, offers a breakdown of the variety of vaccines administered, the doses of vaccines shipped to the state, cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses shipped to counties, the age group and race of these vaccinated, the observe/employment of these vaccinated, and the vaccine sort (Pfizer, Moderna). 

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The state’s vaccination report exhibits a complete of 35,618 individuals have obtained the primary dose of a vaccine. Each the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses and have been authorised by the FDA for emergency authorization use. 

As of Thursday, 59,475 doses of the Pfizer vaccine have been shipped to Massachusetts together with 87,200 doses of the Moderna vaccine, which arrived inside the previous seven days. In complete, 146,675 COVID-19 vaccines have been shipped to Massachusetts thus far. 

Breakdown of Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses shipped to western Massachusetts counties: 

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  • Berkshire County: three,725 
  • Franklin County: 500 
  • Hampden County: 6,825 
  • Hampshire County: 1,800 

Please word that Franklin county has the bottom vaccine distribution as a proportion of the county inhabitants in the entire state. 

The doses administered by age group:

  • Zero-19 years previous: 91 
  • 20-29 years previous: 5,896 
  • 30-49 years previous: 15,681 
  • 50-69 years previous: 13,235 
  • 70+: 715 

In keeping with the state’s information, nobody has been absolutely vaccinated (obtained second dose) as of December 24, 2020.

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A breakdown of ethnicity exhibits 19,712 white individuals have obtained a primary dose of the vaccine, 6,794 within the Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native communities, 5,341 within the multi-race group, 1,367 within the Hispanic group, 1,487 within the Asian group and 917 within the black group. 

The vaccination information additionally exhibits that 26,332 hospital employees throughout the Commonwealth have obtained a primary dose of the vaccine. 

Here is the full Massachusetts vaccination report.

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