BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,593 new confirmed COVID cases and 14 additional deaths in the state on Thursday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 712,988. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,899.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
There were 84,130 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Hurley: Even In Defeat, Tom Brady Just Delivers
As of Thursday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.45%.
There are 595 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness.MORE NEWS: No Arrests Made, Victim Remains In Critical Condition Following South Shore Plaza Shooting
There are also 158 patients currently in intensive care.