BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 4,747 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 48 more deaths on Sunday. There were 89,439 total new tests reported.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 247,559 while the total number of deaths is 10,763.READ MORE: Mask Mandate In Massachusetts Schools Extended Into Jan. 2022
As of Sunday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 5.34%.READ MORE: Patrick Chung, Former Patriots Safety, Charged With Assaulting Woman
There are 1,416 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Sunday, a decrease of 12 from Saturday. There are 298 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Woman Hit, Killed By School Bus In Mattapan
There are an estimated 57,304 active cases in Massachusetts.