BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 7,136 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Thursday, a new one-day record for the state, and 71 more deaths.
There were 108,412 total new tests reported.READ MORE: 'Just Do The Right Thing': MBTA Bus Driver Finds Purse In Road, Returns It To Owner
As of Thursday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 7.83%.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 393,188 while the total number of deaths is 12,634.READ MORE: Air Quality Alert Issued As Massachusetts Fire Departments Field Smoke Reports From Western Wildfires
There are 2,386 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Thursday, which is a decrease of 30 since Wednesday. There are 455 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Indoor Mask Mandate Begins In Provincetown Due To COVID Cluster
There are an estimated 81,604 active cases in Massachusetts.