BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 2,744 new confirmed COVID cases and 47 additional deaths in the state on Wednesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 189,518 while the total number of deaths is 10,177.READ MORE: Mother Accused Of Putting Baby In Trash Can Charged With Attempted Murder
There are an estimated 33,659 active cases.READ MORE: Thieves Target Toyota Prius Catalytic Converters In Cambridge
The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 3.31%, marking the sixth consecutive day the weighted average is above 3.3%.
As of Wednesday, there are 885 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness, an increase of 50 from Tuesday. There are 173 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Mitt Romney Taken To Hospital For 'A Lot Of Stitches' After Fall In Boston
There were 97,636 total new tests reported Wednesday.