By Beth David, Editor
People age 16 + who live, work, or study in Massachusetts can be now vaccinated in the state. To learn more about where to get the shot, visit https://www.mass.gov/covid-19-vaccine
If you do not have internet access, or have difficulty using the site, you may call 211 to schedule an appointment.
In addition to the seven mass vaccination sites run by the state, there are regional sites that administer the vaccine, and many pharmacies are now also able to administer the shot. Visit https://vaxfinder.mass.gov to find a site.
On 4/19/21, Massachusetts reported 968 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 633,675. There were 708 COVID patients hospitalized, 168 in Intensive Care, and 102 intubated. The average age of hospitalized COVID patients was 59. The state’s positivity rate is 2.11%. Fairhaven has had 1,911 total cases; Acushnet has had 1,249. Visit https://www.mass.gov.
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