By Staff

BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 494 new confirmed COVID cases and five additional deaths in the state on Sunday.

Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 656,838. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,394.

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There were 44,094 total new tests reported.

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As of Sunday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.00%.

There are 337 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness Sunday. There are 94 patients currently in intensive care.

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There are an estimated 14,146 active cases in Massachusetts. Staff