Massachusetts on Tuesday reported 45,029 more COVID-19 cases among fully vaccinated people since last week, bringing the total since the beginning of the vaccination campaign to 179,594 cases, or 3.5 percent of all fully vaccinated people.
The Department of Public Health also reported 88 more COVID-19 deaths among fully vaccinated people, bringing the total to 942 deaths among those fully vaccinated.
The department also reported 370 more hospitalizations among fully vaccinated people, for a total of 3,909 hospitalizations.
Last week, the state reported 20,247 new cases, 70 more deaths, and 353 more hospitalizations among fully vaccinated people.
State officials and public health experts have repeatedly stressed that vaccination greatly reduces hospitalization, severe illness, and death as a result of COVID-19.