BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,254 new confirmed COVID cases and six additional deaths in the state on Tuesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 690,268. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,784.READ MORE: Boston Police Searching For Missing Girl In Mattapan
There were 47,047 total new tests reported.READ MORE: CDC Director Says Trick-Or-Treating Is Safe For Kids This Halloween
As of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.82%.
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There are also 86 patients currently in intensive care.