By Staff

BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 2,274 new confirmed COVID cases and 39 additional deaths in the state on Thursday.

Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 586,298 while the total number of deaths is 16,671.

There were 111,753 total new tests reported.

As of Thursday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.22%.

There are 631 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Thursday, an increase of 3 since Wednesday.

There are an estimated 28,078 active cases in Massachusetts. Staff