BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,553 new confirmed COVID cases and 66 additional deaths in the state on Wednesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 553,220 while the total number of deaths is 15,925.READ MORE: Roxbury's Twelfth Baptist Church Opens As New COVID Vaccination Clinic
There were 102,052 total new tests reported.
As of Wednesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.82%.READ MORE: Massachusetts Gas Prices Stay The Same, But 'Small Increases At The Pump' Could Be Coming
There are 755 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Wednesday, which is a decrease of 20 since Tuesday. There are 173 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: 2 Dead After New Bedford Fire, Dozens Displaced
There are an estimated 28,550 active cases in Massachusetts.