BOSTON (CBS) — Health officials reported 1,243 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 27 additional deaths in Massachusetts on Thursday.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 151,741 while the total number of deaths is 9,727.READ MORE: 'A Blast Furnace': Firefighters Battle Strong Winds, Flames At Roxbury Apartment Building
The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.8%.READ MORE: Mother Accused Of Putting Baby In Trash Can Charged With Attempted Murder
As of Thursday, there are 561 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness, a decrease of 21 from Wednesday. There are 99 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Thieves Target Toyota Prius Catalytic Converters In Cambridge
There were 18,333 new tests reported Thursday. A total of 2,702,953 people in Massachusetts have now been tested for coronavirus.