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: Westford Academy To Change 'Grey Ghost' Mascot After Complaints
There were 82,838 total new tests reported.READ MORE: More Than 1,200 Mass. Kids Test Positive For COVID-19 This Week
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: 7-Year-Old Girl Grazed By Bullet On Talbot Ave. In Dorchester
There are also 162 patients currently in intensive care.