BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,703 new confirmed COVID cases and 10 additional deaths in the state on Friday.
Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 714,691. The total number of confirmed deaths is now 17,909.READ MORE: How The Patriots Reacted To Their 47-17 Playoff Loss To Bills
There were 82,838 total new tests reported.READ MORE: Hurley: For The Patriots ... That Was Embarrassing
As of Friday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.43%.
There are 609 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness.MORE NEWS: Ups And Downs: Patriots Completely Dominated By Bills In Embarrassing Wild Card Loss
There are also 162 patients currently in intensive care.