Massachusetts reports 1,207 new COVID-19 breakthrough cases in vaccinated individuals | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Massachusetts reports 1,207 new COVID-19 breakthrough cases in vaccinated individuals

Massachusetts public health officials reported 1,207 new COVID-19 breakthrough cases in fully vaccinated individuals since its last update, data from the Department of Public Health shows.

A breakthrough case is when an individual tests positive for COVID-19 after they've been fully vaccinated against the disease.

Numbers from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health show there have been 6,373 cases of COVID-19 in fully vaccinated individuals as of July 24, a significant jump from the 5,166 cases reported as of July 17 and 4,450 reported a week earlier.

The DPH reported 3,161 new positive COVID-19 cases between July 17 and July 23.

When analyzing the number of overall COVID-19 cases reported by the DPH between July 17 and July 23, the breakthrough cases account for 38.1 percent of all new COVID-19 cases.

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