On Thursday, Governor Baker announced that Baker the weekly distribution of COVID-19 vaccine doses to providers across the Massachusetts. The Governor said that the Commonwealth has received 330,000 first and second doses from the federal government as part of the state allocation of doses.
In first doses, The Commonwealth, this week received a total of 172,000. which includes 7,900 doses of J&J vaccine.
The Governor has said that of the 330,000 first and second doses as part of the state allocation. These figures do not include doses provided directly from the federal government to the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program or to Federally Qualified Health Centers.
Of the 330,000 first and second doses health systems and health care providers received 115,120, mass vaccination locations got 109,750, regional collaboratives and local boards of health got 55,850, Community Health Centers received 28,820 and non-CVS retail pharmacies received 10,350.
Now the Governor also announced that mobile clinics supporting long-term care facilities, congregate care, affordable/low-income senior housing and homebound individuals received 9,800 doses.
The federal government is also sending a one-time allocation of 40,800 doses of J&J vaccine to Massachusetts next week as well as a one-time allocation of 20,000 Pfizer first doses.
On Thursday there were 2,274 new COVID cases and 39 additional deaths reported.