BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 56 new confirmed COVID cases and four additional deaths in the state on Wednesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 662,966. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,590.READ MORE: Violence In Boston Director Clark Grant Faces Unemployment, Mortgage Fraud Charges
There were 37,635 total new tests reported.READ MORE: 4 Students Arrested In Lawrence As Violence Around High School Continues
As of Wednesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 0.41%.
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There are an estimated 2,251 active cases in Massachusetts.