BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,400 new confirmed COVID cases and 3 additional deaths in the state on Wednesday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 700,577. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,828.READ MORE: Plympton Couple Starring In New HGTV Show On Repairing Historic Homes
There were 63,646 total new tests reported.READ MORE: 3 Massachusetts Counties Improve To 'Substantial' On CDC COVID Risk Map
As of Wednesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.69%.
There are 569 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness.MORE NEWS: First Evacuees From Afghanistan Arrive In Massachusetts
There are also 145 patients currently in intensive care.