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: Worcester Ice Center Hosting Public Skate Fundraiser For Injured Hockey Player Jake Thibeault
There were 63,646 total new tests reported.READ MORE: COVID Booster Shots: FDA Advisers Reject 3rd Vaccine Dose For All
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: Fire That Destroyed 2 Dracut Police Cruisers Was 'Intentionally Set', Officials Say
There are also 145 patients currently in intensive care.