BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 888 new confirmed COVID cases and 13 additional deaths in the state on Wednesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 649,855. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,306.READ MORE: 19-Year-Old Stabbed In Neck During Melrose Home Invasion
There were 85,569 total new tests reported.READ MORE: 'You've Got No Line': Demand Appears To Be Easing At COVID-19 Testing Sites
As of Wednesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.5%.
There are 485 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Wednesday. There are 135 patients currently in intensive care.MORE NEWS: Major Winter Snow Storm With Blizzard Conditions Possible Saturday
There are an estimated 21,300 active cases in Massachusetts.