BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 923 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 12 additional deaths in the state on Tuesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in Massachusetts is now 157,308 while the total number of deaths is 9,809. There are an estimated 16,681 active cases.READ MORE: Medway Police Warn About Car Break-Ins Targeting Women
The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.78%.READ MORE: Elijah Lewis Search: Large Police Presence In Abington Related To Missing 5-Year-Old Boy
As of Tuesday, there are 485 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness, an increase of 16 from Monday. There are 96 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Massachusetts Reports 1,343 New COVID Cases, 15 Additional Deaths
There were 54,843 total new tests reported Tuesday.