By Staff

BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 4,509 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 81 more deaths on Wednesday. There were 97,655 total new tests reported.

As of Wednesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 5.92%.

Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 322,652, while the total number of deaths is 11,630.

There are 2,066 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Wednesday, an increase of 62 since Tuesday. There are 409 patients currently in intensive care.

There are an estimated 81,112 active cases in Massachusetts. Staff