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: The Roaring 2020s? A Look At What The Post-Pandemic Economy Could Look Like
There were 113,095 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Police Search For Suspect After Report Of Shots Fired At Salem Walmart
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: Massachusetts Reopening Plan: COVID Restrictions Loosen Monday, Including Restaurant Capacity
There are an estimated 59,162 active cases in Massachusetts.