By CBSBoston.com Staff

BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,476 new confirmed COVID cases and 20 additional deaths in the state on Tuesday.

Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 582,159 while the total number of deaths is 16,578.

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There were 49,100 total new tests reported.

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As of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.20%.

There are 608 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Tuesday, an increase of five since Monday.

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There are an estimated 27,006 active cases in Massachusetts.

CBSBoston.com Staff