BOSTON (WHDH) -  Massachusetts health officials on Friday reported 26,187 new COVID-19 cases and 55 additional deaths as the statewide positivity rate climbed to 23.02 percent.

Since the state began tracking coronavirus metrics, there have been 1,186,137 total confirmed COVID-19 cases and 20,106 deaths.

There are currently 2,637 people hospitalized due to the virus and 421 people in the intensive care unit.

The state reported a positivity rate of 22.43 percent on Thursday, along with 24,570 COVID-19 cases.

Health officials on Tuesday reported 45,029 new breakthrough COVID-19 cases and 88 additional deaths among fully vaccinated residents.

The number of fully vaccinated people across the state currently sits at 5,114,885, public health data shows.

A total of 2,257,601 doses of the COVID-19 booster shot have also been administered.

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