BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,137 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 36 additional deaths in the state on Wednesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in Massachusetts is now 150,498 while the total number of deaths is 9,700.READ MORE: I-Team: Correction Officers Suspended After Vaccine Exemptions Were Rescinded
As of Wednesday, there are 582 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness, an increase of 15 from Tuesday. There are 106 patients currently in intensive care.READ MORE: 'Too Much That Can Go Wrong': Local Movie Prop Master Explains Dangers Of Guns On Set
The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.8%.MORE NEWS: A Red Sox Jinx? Tickets For Potential World Series Games At Fenway Are On Sale
There were 18,645 new tests reported Wednesday. A total of 2,684,620 people in Massachusetts have now been tested for coronavirus.