BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,319 new confirmed COVID cases and 68 additional deaths in the state on Tuesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 519,125 while the total number of deaths is 14,821.READ MORE: 'It's Panic': CareWell Urgent Care Patients Concerned 2nd Vaccine Doses Will Be Canceled
There were 52,112 total new tests reported.Rep. Pressley, Black Boston COVID-19 Coalition Praise Reggie Lewis Center's Mass Vaccination Site
As of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.96%.
There are 1,401 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Tuesday, which is an increase of 14 since Monday. There are 324 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Johnson & Johnson's One-Shot COVID Vaccine Authorized For Emergency Use
There are an estimated 55,659 active cases in Massachusetts.