By Staff

BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 883 new confirmed COVID cases and two additional deaths in the state on Tuesday.

Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 675,425. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,718.

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There were 33,448 total new tests reported.

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As of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.54%.

There are 226 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness.

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There are also 51 patients currently in intensive care. Staff