By Staff

BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 3,995 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 47 more deaths in Massachusetts on Saturday.

As of Saturday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 6.01%, marking the fourth consecutive day the seven-day average is above 6.0%.

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Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 306,928 while the total number of deaths is 11,405.

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There were 80,214 total new tests reported.

There are 1,927 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Saturday, an increase of 53 since Friday. There are 383 patients currently in intensive care.

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There are an estimated 81,282 active cases in Massachusetts. Staff