BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 5,632 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Friday, pushing the state’s confirmed cases total over 300,000.
The state also reported 53 more deaths in Massachusetts on Friday.READ MORE: Mask Mandate In Massachusetts Schools Extended Into Jan. 2022
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 302,933 while the total number of deaths is 11,358.
It was only less than a month ago that the state had surpassed 200,000 cases.READ MORE: Patrick Chung, Former Patriots Safety, Charged With Assaulting Woman
As of Friday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 6.13%. There were 106,034 total new tests reported.
There are 1,874 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Friday, an increase of three since Thursday. There are 370 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Woman Hit, Killed By School Bus In Mattapan
There are an estimated 80,989 active cases in Massachusetts.