BOSTON (CBS) — Health officials reported 2,047 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 21 additional deaths in Massachusetts on Tuesday.
There are an estimated 23,702 active cases.READ MORE: Thousands Of Boston Elementary School Kids Return To The Classroom
The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.63%.
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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 169,976 while the total number of deaths is 9,957.
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There were 58,341 total new tests reported Tuesday.