BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 3,293 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 43 more deaths in Massachusetts on Tuesday. There were 62,078 total new tests reported.
As of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 5.98%.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 318,143, while the total number of deaths is 11,549.READ MORE: Patrick Chung, Former Patriots Safety, Charged With Assaulting Woman
There are 2,004 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Tuesday, an increase of 13 since Monday. There are 412 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Woman Hit, Killed By School Bus In Mattapan
There are an estimated 82,303 active cases in Massachusetts.