BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 2,973 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 100 more deaths in Massachusetts on Sunday. There were 41,331 total new tests reported.
Sunday was the highest total of deaths in a single day since May 20 when 128 deaths were reported.READ MORE: Mask Mandate In Massachusetts Schools Extended Into Jan. 2022
As of Sunday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 6.28%.READ MORE: Woman Hit, Killed By School Bus In Mattapan
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 338,704 while the total number of deaths is 11,852.
There are 2,157 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Sunday, an increase of 80 since Saturday’s reporting. There are 416 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Convicted Sex Offender Richard Vega Charged In 1988 Murder Of Judy Chamberlain In Boston
There are an estimated 78,688 active cases in Massachusetts.