Massachusetts health officials confirmed another 116 new COVID cases and five more deaths on Wednesday.
The new numbers pushed the state's confirmed case total to 662,459 and the death toll to 17,559 since the start of the pandemic.
In the latest report, Massachusetts' seven-day average of positive tests ticked up slightly to 0.55%.
The number of patients in Massachusetts hospitals with confirmed COVID-19 cases held at 173. Of those currently hospitalized, 57 are listed as being in intensive care units and 29 are intubated.
Health officials' projection of active COVID-19 cases fell to 3,480 from 3,805 on Tuesday.
Nearly 8.2 million vaccine doses have been administered in Massachusetts: nearly 4.3 million first shots and more than 3.6 million second shots of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines as well as over 260,000 doses of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Health officials reported that 3,892,971 Bay State residents have been fully vaccinated as of Wednesday.
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