BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 3,627 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 40 more deaths on Tuesday. There were 58,501 total new tests reported.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 253,649 while the total number of deaths is 10,833.READ MORE: Nor'easter To Bring Heavy Rain, High Winds, Possible Flooding And Potentially Days Of Power Outages
As of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 5.81%.READ MORE: Mask Mandate In Massachusetts Schools Extended Into Jan. 2022
There are 1,552 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Tuesday, an increase of 36 since Monday. There are 310 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Patrick Chung, Former Patriots Safety, Charged With Assaulting Woman
There are an estimated 58,601 active cases in Massachusetts.