BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 3,004 new confirmed COVID cases and 76 additional deaths in the state on Sunday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 516,530 while the total number of deaths is 14,698.READ MORE: Hardwick Health Agent Says 'It's Impossible' To Convince Residents To Get COVID Vaccine
There were 113,095 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Tree Falls On House In Hyde Park During Strong Storm
As of Sunday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.96%, marking the first time it was below 3% since November 9.
There are 1,389 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Sunday, which is a decrease of 62 since Saturday. There are 318 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: 7-Month-Old With Rare Genetic Condition Sent Home From Hospital For The First Time Since Being Born
There are an estimated 59,162 active cases in Massachusetts.