BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 477 new confirmed COVID cases and six additional deaths in the state on Thursday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 667,818. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,673.READ MORE: More Than 290,000 Lose Power As Nor'easter Hits Massachusetts
There were 34,750 total new tests reported.READ MORE: School Closings, Delays In Massachusetts
As of Thursday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.39%.
There are 118 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness.MORE NEWS: Nor'easter Brings Intense Winds, Scattered Tree Damage And Power Outages
There are also 36 patients currently in intensive care.