BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,962 new confirmed COVID cases and 13 additional deaths in the state on Friday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 628,512. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,100.READ MORE: As Pediatricians Prepare To Give COVID Vaccine To Kids 5-To-11, Some Doctors Say Review The Data First
There were 107,587 total new tests reported.
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As of Friday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.28%.
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There are an estimated 35,100 active cases in Massachusetts.