BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,857 new confirmed COVID cases and 27 additional deaths in the state on Thursday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 574,135 while the total number of deaths is 16,426.READ MORE: 'We Want Answers': Friends Say Death Of Saugus Woman While Hiking In Arizona Needs To Be Further Investigated
There were 106,850 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Woman Killed Near Roslindale Pharmacy Identified As Alicia Heywood
As of Thursday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.93%.
There are 592 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Thursday.MORE NEWS: OB-GYN Associations Recommend All Pregnant People Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19
There are an estimated 25,630 active cases in Massachusetts.