BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,410 new confirmed COVID cases and 42 additional deaths in the state on Thursday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 554,630 while the total number of deaths is 15,967READ MORE: Roxbury's Twelfth Baptist Church Opens As New COVID Vaccination Clinic
There were 102,362 total new tests reported.Massachusetts Gas Prices Stay The Same, But 'Small Increases At The Pump' Could Be Coming
As of Thursday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.75%.
There are 741 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Thursday, which is a decrease of 14 since Wednesday. There are 168 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: 2 Dead After New Bedford Fire, Dozens Displaced
There are an estimated 27,763 active cases in Massachusetts.